Geography 3.4 Contents

To the student

To the teacher

1 Introduction to Geography 

  • Why study Geography?
  • What is Geography? 
  • Key Geographic Concepts (KGC) 

2 Writing Skills

  • Geographic writing
  • Analysing geographic information
  • Writing geographic essays

3 Mapping Skills

  • Constructing and interpreting maps
  • Using maps for analysis

4 Other Visual Skills

  • Constructing and interpreting graphs
  • Constructing and interpreting tables
  • Statistical mapping
  • Analysing diagrams and pictures
  • Analysing cartoons and photographs

5 Valuing Skills

  • Values in Geography
  • Learning valuing skills
  • Analysing values 

6 Case Study I: Rarotonga 

7 Case Study II: The Aral Sea 

8 Case Study III: Energy in New Zealand 

9 Case Study IV: The Rena Disaster 

10 Case Study V: Climate Change and Biodiversity

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