This achievement standard involves demonstrating geographic understanding of a large natural environment. Demonstrate comprehensive geographic understanding of a large natural environment involves: fully explaining aspects of the large natural environment including the use of geographic terminology and concepts, showing insight. integrating comprehensive supporting case study evidence
Natural characteristics (elements) of an environment include landforms (relief), climate, soils, and vegetation. Processes include climatic processes; tectonic and other internal processes; erosion, transportation, deposition, and other surface processes. Interaction of people with the natural environment may include cultural, economic, or political interaction.
the characteristics of a large natural environment how the elements and processes of the large natural environment interact how a large natural environment is formed and changes over time how people interact with a large natural environment how peoples perceptions of a large natural environment change over time.
the characteristics of a large natural environment What are the characteristics ? Soils? Types and Pattern Landforms ? Types and Pattern Vegetation ? Type and Pattern Can you locate the different ones on a map ?
how the elements and processes of the largenatural environment interact What are the elements of the environment ? Soils, climate, landforms, vegetation Names ? How do these elements interact ? What are our processes we talk about ? Vegetation processes, fluvial processes, climate processes How/Where do these interact ?
how a large natural environment is formed andchanges over time Evolution and change Landscape evolves by tectonic processes and changes by Fluvial Processes Pangea splits Sth America splits from Africa Nazca subducts under sth American Fluvial Processes
how people interact with a large naturalenvironment How have people used the landscape ? Trans Amazonian Highway - Settlers Jari - Forestry Carajas - Mining Shifting Cultivation - Ranching How has the landscape affected the people ? Climate affects people Soils affect people Rivers and floods affect people
how peoples perceptions of a large naturalenvironment change over time. How did people see the landscape in the past ? Use it as much as possible How do they see it now ? Look after it , use it How did certain perspectives change ? People saw it as fertile but learned that it was not People saw it as a place to be used but now want to save it. Indigenous views have not changed.
Use names and stats wherever you can Write specifically Use a good intro for each answer READ THE QUESTION !