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K–10 Geographical tools continuum

Download: Continuums in Geography K–10

  Maps
M
Fieldwork
F
Graphs and Statistics
GS
Spatial Technologies
ST
Visual Representations
VR
Stage Examples may include:
ES1
  • pictorial maps
  • observing and recording data
  • tally charts
  • pictographs
  • virtual maps
  • photographs
  • illustrations
  • story books
  • multimedia
1
  • pictorial maps, large-scale maps, world map, globe
  • observing, collecting and recording data, conducting surveys
  • tally charts
  • pictographs
  • data tables
  • column graphs
  • weather data
  • virtual maps
  • satellite images
  • photographs
  • illustrations
  • diagrams
  • story books
  • multimedia
  • web tools
2
  • large-scale maps, world map, globe, sketch maps
  • maps to identify location, direction, distance, map references, spatial distributions and patterns
  • observing, measuring, collecting and recording data, conducting surveys or interviews
  • fieldwork instruments such as measuring devices, maps, photographs
  • tally charts
  • pictographs
  • data tables
  • column graphs
  • simple statistics
  • virtual maps
  • satellite images
  • global positioning systems (GPS)
  • photographs
  • illustrations
  • diagrams
  • story books
  • multimedia
  • web tools
3
  • large-scale maps, small-scale maps, sketch maps, political maps, topographic maps, flowline maps
  • maps to identify location, latitude, direction, distance, map references, spatial distributions and patterns
  • observing, measuring, collecting and recording data, conducting surveys and interviews
  • fieldwork instruments such as measuring devices, maps, photographs, compasses, GPS
  • pictographs
  • data tables
  • column graphs
  • line graphs
  • climate graphs
  • multiple graphs on a geographical theme
  • statistics to find patterns
  • virtual maps
  • satellite images
  • global positioning systems (GPS)
  • photographs
  • aerial photographs
  • illustrations
  • flow diagrams
  • annotated diagrams
  • multimedia
  • web tools
4
  • sketch maps, relief maps, political maps, topographic maps, flowline maps, choropleth maps, isoline maps, précis maps, cartograms, synoptic charts
  • maps to identify direction, scale and distance, area and grid references, latitude and longitude, altitude, area, contour lines, gradient, local relief
  • observing, measuring, collecting and recording data, developing and conducting surveys and interviews
  • fieldwork instruments such as weather instruments, vegetation identification charts, compasses, GPS, GIS
  • data tables
  • pie graphs
  • column graphs
  • compound column graphs
  • line graphs
  • climate graphs
  • population profiles
  • multiple tables and graphs presented on a geographical theme
  • statistics to find patterns and trends
  • virtual maps
  • satellite images
  • global positioning systems (GPS)
  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • photographs
  • aerial photographs
  • illustrations
  • flow diagrams
  • annotated diagrams
  • multimedia
  • field sketches
  • cartoons
  • web tools
5
  • relief maps, political maps, topographic maps, choropleth maps, flowline maps, cadastral maps, thematic maps, isoline maps, land use maps, précis maps, special-purpose maps, cartograms, synoptic charts
  • maps to identify direction, scale and distance, area and grid references, degrees and minutes of latitude and longitude, bearings, aspect, altitude, area, density, contour lines, gradient, local relief
  • observing, measuring, collecting and recording data, developing and conducting surveys and interviews
  • fieldwork instruments such as weather instruments, vegetation identification charts, compasses, clinometers, GPS, GIS or remote sensing
  • data tables
  • pie graphs
  • column graphs
  • compound column graphs
  • line graphs
  • scatter graphs
  • climate graphs
  • population profiles
  • multiple tables and graphs presented on a geographical theme
  • statistics to find patterns and trends; and to account for change
  • virtual maps
  • satellite images
  • global positioning systems (GPS)
  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • remote sensing data
  • augmented reality
  • photographs
  • aerial photographs
  • illustrations
  • flow charts
  • annotated diagrams
  • multimedia
  • field and photo sketches
  • cartoons
  • mind maps
  • web tools