Geography is the study of human and physical environments. It is a subject that combines topics related to physical and human processes over space and time. With the use of Geography, we can better understand our complex world. There are many branches of study in Geography. For example, in Physical Geography, we examine natural processes and features, including the atmosphere, landforms and ecosystems. In Human Geography, we investigate the activities and impact of people on Earth. The concept that unifies Geography is space.All geographical phenomena have a spatial dimension and operate in a continuously changing environment.

The Geography curriculum aims to develop the following subject-specific skills: • using verbal, quantitative and symbolic data forms such as text, pictures, graphs tables, diagrams and maps; • practising field observation and mapping, interviewing people, interpreting sources and working with statistics; • applying communication, thinking, practical and social skills; • practising the following specific skills: - identifying questions and issues; - collecting and structuring information; - processing, interpreting and evaluating data; - making decisions and judgements; - deciding on a point of view; - suggesting solutions to problems; and - working co-operatively and independently. Geographical education also contributes to the development of personal and social competence.  

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