Year 9 Geography
Subject Name: Geography
Level: Year 9
Learning Area: Humanities and Social Sciences
There are two units of study in the Year 9 curriculum for Geography:
• Biomes and Food Security – focuses on investigating the role of the biotic environment and its role in food and fibre production. This unit examines the biomes of the world, their alteration and significance as a source of food and fibre, and the environmental challenges of and constraints on expanding food production in the future. These distinctive aspects of biomes, food production and food security are investigated using studies drawn from Australia and across the world.
• Geographies of Interconnections – focuses on investigating how people, through their choices and actions, are connected to places throughout the world in a wide variety of ways, and how these connections help to make and change places and their environments. This unit examines the interconnections between people and places through the products people buy and the effects of their production on the places that make them. Students examine the ways that transport and information and communication technologies have made it possible for an increasing range of services to be provided internationally, and for people in isolated rural areas to connect to information, services and people in other places. These distinctive aspects of interconnection are investigated using studies drawn from Australia and across the world.
Assessment Performance is assessed against the Australian Curriculum standard and reported with A to E grades at the completion of the semester.
Assessment tasks may include:
• Skills and application tasks (Research assignments, posters, comprehensions, tests, oral presentations)
• Investigations (Case studies, observations, discussions, mapping)
Length: One Semester.
Delivery Mode: Onsite, face to face.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Self