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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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ABC Splash ­ ConCensus

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Thanks tpBring Australian statistics to life with ConCensus - a data visualisation game where students can interact with real data from the 2011 ABS Census.

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Thanks to @audrey_nay for this resource.

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Kate Buckland's curator insight, July 26, 10:26 PM

Interesting graphs, especially to compare home town to state or country

Julie Wicks's curator insight, July 31, 12:21 AM

Useful for Year 7 Place and Liveability. Data can be exported into excel for graphing. 

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Portrait of a population: what the Australian Census found

Portrait of a population: what the Australian Census found | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA BY NUMBERS: The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the first batch of its 2011 census data.
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Lamar Ewing White III's comment, August 23, 2012 6:02 PM
So when I read this article only 2 things really stood out to me. The first thing I noticed was that everybody lives on the coast. It seemed like no body lives in central Australia which makes me wonder what makes up the majority of the country/continent. Forest? I don't blame Australians for living on the coast tho. I'm sure it's as beautiful as heaven. Ironically the next thing I noticed was the lack of religion. 22% are atheist which seems like a high percentage to me. Of course I'm not judging or telling them how to live, I just find it interesting they aren't really big into religion.