2.3 Revision Workshop 2013

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A revision workshop for the Geography 2.3 Standard at Takapuna Grammar School

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2.3 Revision Workshop 2013

  1. 1. Demonstrate geographic understanding of differences in development Geography 2.3
  2. 2. O This achievement standard involves demonstrating geographic understanding of differences in development. O Demonstrate comprehensive geographic understanding of differences in development involves: O fully explaining aspects of development including use of geographic terminology and concepts, showing insight O integrating supporting case study evidence.
  3. 3. O Development refers to the standard of living and quality of life of people. Living standards and quality of life vary spatially, and undergo change, at the individual, local, national and global scales. O Characteristics of development refer to descriptions of development based on economic, social and political factors and features. O Different ways development can be measured include quantitative and qualitative indicators and their limitations.
  4. 4. O Factors contributing to differences in development include natural and cultural factors. O Strategies for reducing the differences in development refer to the actions that have been or may be taken by governments and/or non-governmental organisations to reduce differences.
  5. 5. Aspects are selected from: O characteristics of development O different ways development can be measured O factors contributing to differences in development O strategies for reducing the differences in development.
  6. 6. characteristics of development O Where are the more developed/less O O O O O developed areas ? Arusha, kigoma, dar es salaam, dodoma Which Groups are/are not developed ? Men vs Women Masaai vs Non Masaai GDP, LR, IMR, LE
  7. 7. different ways development can be measured O Indicators O Subjective eg Qualitative indicators = O O O O descriptions Happiness, Safety Objective eg Quantitative indicators = numbers IMR, GDP GDP, LR, IMR, LE Problems with using indicators Averages, everyone included ? Can’t read but not developed ? What is developed ?
  8. 8. factors contributing to differences in development O Natural Factors O Landforms, soils, climate O Cultural Factors O Religion, Cultural beliefs, Colonisation
  9. 9. strategies for reducing the differences in development. O How have different Groups/People tried to O O O O O help. Trade Aid/Fair trade – increased prices for goods eg coffee and cocoa Ujama – julius Nyerere – move back to village based production and farming – didn’t work World Vision – raise money to pay for vaccinations against childhood diseases eg 2 million children vaccinated against polio Project carbon x – solar panels for communities to run pumps april 2010 Govt – Made School free
  10. 10. General tips O Use statistics – these are the differences O Make definite links between steps O Make sure you plan an answer O READ THE QUESTION
  11. 11. OQUESTIONS ?

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