Key Idea

Specification Content

Basic Skills

Field sketches
Analysing photographs
Labelling and annotating
Use of overlays
Literacy skills

Investigative Skills

Identify/hypothesise geographical
questionsEstablish effective
approached to enquiryData collection
techniques:PrimarySecondaryQualitati
veQuantitativeData processing,
presentation analysis and
interpretationDraw
conclusionsEvaluateRisk assessment

ICT

GISData manipulation

Graphical

Line graphs
Cross sections
Bar graphs
Scattergraphs
Pie charts
Triangular graphs
Kite diagrams
Radial diagrams
Logarithmic graphs

Cartographical

Reading and interpreting maps:
Atlases
OS maps (1:25,000 and 1:50,000)
Sketch maps
City centre maps
Produce maps to present information

Learned Revised

Statistical

Mean, mode and median
Inter-quartile range
Standard deviation
Histograms
Spearman rank correlation coefficient

AS Geography
Unit 2: Geographical Skills