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Learning Framework

Concept

Place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability and change.

Content

Students explain the spatial variation and characteristics of natural environments and the interconnections between people, places and environments.

Skills

  • Questioning and researching
  • Analysing
  • Evaluating
  • Communicating and reflecting

Resource Key

When accessing content use the numbers below to guide you:

 LEVEL 1: ‚Äč
brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

LEVEL 2: 
provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

LEVEL 3:
lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Perceptions

  Country Metres
Real time world population growth by country.

People's perceptions of places 

People's perceptions of places, refers to how we are informed by the geographical imagination. Two branches of geography – humanistic geography and behavioural geography – best help to deepen these perceptions. Humanistic geography focuses on people's relationships with place, with their feelings and attitudes towards space and place. Behavioural geography makes a distinction between an objective observation of places (things as they exist) and perceived places (things that are seen by individuals).

  Human Geography: people, places and change
Human Geography combines economic and cultural geography to explore the relationships between humans and their natural environment, and to track the broad social patterns that shape human societies. 

Sense of place

Different people perceive the same city or neighborhood in different ways. While one person may appreciate ecological and social aspects of a neighborhood, another may experience environmental and racialised injustice.

YouTube programme

How is Australia connected globally? Watch as presenter Jeremy Fernandez uses a range of data sources to describe Australia's position in the world. From the economy to immigration, this clip shows some of the ways Australia currently connects with the world.

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