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Dhaka has lost liveability, experts say | Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka has lost liveability, experts say | Dhaka Tribune | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
The capital city has lost its liveability, experts said at a seminar yesterday. They said RMG and other factories must be moved outside the city to save it.

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If the World Where a Village of 100 People...

What if the world's population were reduced to 100 people community?

 

Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this video attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to young learners.  For more information see: http://www.miniature-earth.com/


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Cities: ‘humanity’s greatest invention’ but they must be liveable and sustainable

Cities: ‘humanity’s greatest invention’ but they must be liveable and sustainable | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it

Australia isn't just the world's most urbanised nation; it's the most suburban with one in five of us living in the outer suburbs of big cities, and the number is rapidly growing write Labor MPs Andrew Giles and Joanne Ryan.


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Geography: What is it for?

This animation is designed to help teachers to tune into the grand narrative of Australian Curriculum Geography.
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'Slum' is a loaded term. They are homegrown neighbourhoods

'Slum' is a loaded term. They are homegrown neighbourhoods | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Mumbai’s informal settlements don’t fit the apocalyptic vision we’ve been sold. In fact, they could help solve India’s housing crisis

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Where's the best place to live?

Where's the best place to live? | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
This collection of media resources focuses on the liveability of places, particularly cities. But what makes one place...
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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, June 10, 2015 9:39 PM

Many content descriptors covered by this great resource but mainly:

CD - The factors that influence the decisions people make about where to live and their perceptions on the liveability of places.

Sarah McGill's curator insight, November 3, 2015 7:26 AM

Fantastic for Year 7 !

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Ocean Plastic Pollution’s Shocking Death Toll on Endangered Animals

Ocean Plastic Pollution’s Shocking Death Toll on Endangered Animals | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Scientists find that hundreds of species are being harmed or killed by the trash we toss into the seas.
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There Is Something Very Amazing About This Tiny House… And It’s Not The Size.

There Is Something Very Amazing About This Tiny House… And It’s Not The Size. | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
This might be the answer to everything.
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CD - The strategies used to enhance the liveability of places, especially for young people, including examples from Australia and Europe.
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Keeping Singapore’s head above water - Geographical

Many major cities around the world are set to face severe water problems over the coming decades, but Singapore – the perennial resource underdog – leads the way in urban water management
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This tree could power your electric car

This tree could power your electric car | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
From a distance this may look like an ordinary tree, but get closer and you will discover it is actually a power generator.
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Catalyst: Plastic Oceans - ABC TV Science

Catalyst: Plastic Oceans - ABC TV Science | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Plastics are now choking our oceans Anja Taylor catches up with the CSIRO research team conducting a world first study of the plastics around our coastline
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Public spaces - not a “nice to have” but a basic need for cities

Public spaces - not a “nice to have” but a basic need for cities | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
The benefits of public spaces in the poorest parts of the world Source: World Bank Staff We often think of amenities such as quality streets, squares, waterfronts, public buildings, and other well-designed public spaces as luxury amenities for...
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International Making Cities Livable

International Making Cities Livable | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
The International Making Cities Livable Council is an interdisciplinary, international network of...

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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, September 17, 2013 10:36 PM

This has great ideas for teaching liveability - goo points for discussion and setting thinking questions. 

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Solutions

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The Miniature Earth Project

The Miniature Earth Project | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Miniature Earth. What if the population of the world were reduced into a community of only 100 people?

 

Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this infographic and website attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to young learners. 


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Intro to liveability

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Tourism Victoria Highlights Melbourne’s Liveability in Latest Loud & | LBBOnline

Tourism Victoria Highlights Melbourne’s Liveability in Latest Loud & | LBBOnline | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Little Black Book, Tourism Victoria Highlights Melbourne’s Liveability in Latest Loud & Clear Campaign.
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Google Maps Engine Lite for Educators

This video outlines the main features of Google Maps Engine Lite and walks educators through using this tool with a resource for the Australian Curriculum: ...
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Where's the best place to live?

Where's the best place to live? | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
This collection of media resources focuses on the liveability of places, particularly cities. But what makes one place...
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Can’t stand the heat? Come to world’s first climate-controlled city

Can’t stand the heat? Come to world’s first climate-controlled city | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Dubai has already earned a reputation for pushing the boundaries with its architecture, having built the world’s tallest building, a hotel shaped like a sail and a palm tree‑shaped archipelago of luxury properties.

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Your city's water would be cleaner if it had a magic island in it

Your city's water would be cleaner if it had a magic island in it | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Floating wetlands feed on nitrogen pollution in streams and ponds, stifling gross algal blooms and bringing some wildness back into cities.
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Stockholm's Newest Parking Garage Is Only For Bikes

Stockholm's Newest Parking Garage Is Only For Bikes | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
700 bike spots, lockers, and showers and not an engine in sight.
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Types & use of sources elaborations in the Australian Curriculum: Science, History & Geography

Types & use of sources elaborations in the Australian Curriculum: Science, History & Geography | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
This is the second of two posts (read the first here) that I have created for a professional development seminar I’m presenting for teachers on inquiry and information literacy in the Australian Cu...
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Can a city become too big?

Can a city become too big? | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
The number of megacities has been increasing so rapidly in the last few decades that many are experiencing serious growing pains. Molly Crain investigates.
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Megacities on the Map

Megacities are major global risk areas. Due to highest concentration of people and extreme dynamics, they are particularly prone to supply crises, social disorganization, political conflicts and na...
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Inside China's Unknown Mega-City

Inside China's Unknown Mega-City | Yr 7 Geography | Scoop.it
Photographer Tim Franco captures the massive urbanization of Chongqing, which has been described as "the biggest city you've never heard of" and "China's Detroit."
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