Sample 2

Concept formation: Relative location

Contextual information

This sample of accomplished geography teaching is taken from the same lesson as shown in sample 1. Here, a teacher in a large non-government boys’ school in metropolitan Melbourne is explaining the concept of relative location. A year 9 class, the boys are forming the concept of relative location by considering and measuring the distance that the regional city of Geelong (Victoria) is from metropolitan Melbourne. They are also asked to consider the direction of Melbourne to Geelong.

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1. Lesson summary: Key lesson events (pdf)

2. Video-GEOG01-MIX-TS

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3. Transcript of student interview segment (pdf)

4. Curriculum material: Broadsheet (pdf)

5. Sample of student work: Relative location (pdf)