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Geo, Assessment Task 1a, Yr 7, CMB

Geo, Assessment Task 1a, Yr 7, CMB

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Published by: Cin Barnsley on Sep 06, 2011
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 Year 7 Stage 4 Geography 2011Assessment Task 1: Portfolio Task
AssessmentTask 2Handed Out:Term 3,Week 6Due:Term 3,Week 9Weighting:20%Marks: /20
Submission Instructions
Your completed website and bibliography is to be handed in Term 3, Week 9,2011
  Aims of this task:To develop and demonstrate detailed understanding of World Heritage sitesand the associated criteria and methods of protection.Outcomes Assessed:
A student:4.1 identifies and gathers geographical information4.2 organises and interprets geographical information4.3 uses a range of written, oral and graphic forms to communicate geographicalinformation4.4 uses a range of geographical tools4.5 demonstrates a sense of place about global environments4.6 describes the geographical processes that form and transform environments4.10 explains how geographical knowledge, understanding and skills combine withknowledge of civics to contribute to informed citizenship
The Task
UNESCO is launching a new website titled,
The World’s Most Fascinating Places,
and you have been chosen to create a section onyour favourite World Heritage Site.1. Select a World Heritage Site2. Research your site, collect information, data, images and video (seeresearch plan on the next page)3. Create your presentation
Did you know?
There are numerous World Heritage listed sites right here in the NewEngland. You can find out more from the links below:Cunnawarra National ParkGibraltar Range National ParkMount Hyland Nature ReserveNew England National ParkOxley Wild Rivers National ParkWashpool National ParkWerrikimbe National ParkYou might want to research a particular site outside Australia.Choose from the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites here:http://whc.unesco.org/en/list 
Research Action Plan
To develop a Research Action Plan the following steps should be taken:Step 1 Identify the aim/purpose of the investigation.Step 2 Generate a number of focus questions to be addressed by theinvestigation.Step 3 Decide which primary and secondary data are needed to answer thefocus questions.Step 4 Identify the techniques that will be used to collect the data.Step 5 Collect primary and secondary data.Step 6 Process and analyse the data collected.Step 7 Select presentation methods to communicate the research findingseffectively.Step 8 Propose individual or group action in response to the researchfindings and, where appropriate, take such action.

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