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Social Sciences Online. Ministry of Education


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The geography area of Social Sciences Online provides curriculum and assessment information, resources, and useful links to support the teaching and learning of geography in years 11–13.

Geography gives students a multidisciplinary or holistic view of the world, combining knowledge, skills, and understandings of the physical and social sciences. It fosters a curiosity about place and space, and provokes questions about natural and cultural environments and their interconnectedness.

Geography provides opportunities through fieldwork for first-hand investigations of places, environments, and human activities. It helps students make sense of complex issues such as climate change, ageing populations, urban growth, land conflicts, globalisation, and sustainability.


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