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Diving into Demographics

Diving into Demographics
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HASS Geography
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Description

In this worksheet, students look up a number of key demographics for a series of countries and then use them to compare and contrast those countries for a series of questions.

It is part of a larger unit that allows students to learn about Australia’s connections with the world, and compare and contrast cultures while researching the countries of Asia.
 

Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HS6K04 9

The geographical diversity and location of places in the Asia region, and its location in relation to Australia

AC9HS6K05 9

Australia’s interconnections with other countries and how these change people and places

AC9HS6S01 9

Develop questions to investigate people, events, developments, places and systems

AC9HS6S02 9

Locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats

AC9HS6S03 9

Evaluate information and data in a range of formats to identify and describe patterns and trends, or to infer relationships

AC9HS6S05 9

Develop evidence-based conclusions

AC9HS6S07 9

Present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions

ACHASSK138 8.4

The geographical diversity of the Asia region and the location of its major countries in relation to Australia

ACHASSI133 8.4

Present ideas, findings, viewpoints and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms and conventions

ACHASSK140 8.4

The world’s cultural diversity, including that of its indigenous peoples

ACHASSI129 8.4

Evaluate evidence to draw conclusions

ACHASSK139 8.4

Differences in the economic, demographic and social characteristics of countries across the world

ACHASSI128 8.4

Interpret data and information displayed in a range of formats to identify, describe and compare distributions, patterns and trends, and to infer relationships

ACHASSI125 8.4

Sequence information about people’s lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines

ACHASSK141 8.4

Australia’s connections with other countries and how these change people and places

ACHASSI124 8.4

Organise and represent data in a range of formats including tables, graphs and large- and small-scale maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions

ACHASSI123 8.4

Locate and collect relevant information and data from primary sources and secondary sources

ACHASSI122 8.4

Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges

VCGGC087

Describe and explain interconnections within places and between places, and the effects of these interconnections

VCGGC088

Collect and record relevant geographical data and information from the field and secondary sources, using ethical protocols

VCGGK098

Australia’s connections with other countries and how these change people and places

VCGGC089

Represent the location of places and other types of geographical data and information in different forms including diagrams, field sketches and large-scale and small-scale maps that conform to cartographic conventions of border, scale, legend, title, north point and source; using digital and spatial technologies as appropriate

VCGGC086

Identify and describe locations and describe and explain spatial distributions and patterns

VCGGK093

Differences in the demographic, economic, social and cultural characteristics of countries across the world

VCGGC090

Interpret maps and other geographical data and information using digital and spatial technologies as appropriate, to develop identifications, descriptions, explanations and conclusions that use geographical terminology

VCGGK097

Factors that influence people’s awareness and opinion of places

VCGGK092

Location of the major countries of the Asian region in relation to Australia and the geographical diversity within the region

VCHHC083

Identify the origin, content features and the purpose of historical sources and describe the context of these sources when explaining daily life in colonial Australia, reasons for migration and causes and effects of Federation

GE3-1 old

Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments

GE3-2 old

Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments

GE3-3 old

Compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments

GE3-4 old

Acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

HT3-5 old

Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication