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Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

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Geography - Urban Dynamics (Inner City Newcastle)

Stage 6

Students will investigate inner city Newcastle, examining examples of the history and various urban dynamics in play. Students will also be able to examine elements in the inner city such as economic, social and environmental sustainability along while rating liveability at various locations.

The program includes:

Site introduction including history

Fieldwork including:

  • Examination of urban dynamics at a variety of locations
  • Rating locations in terms of economic, social and environmental sustainability
  • Determining the liveability of locations using a rating score
  • Interpreting historical and heritage factors at play in this urban environment
  • Discussion and evaluation of the management of this urban environment
  • Using maps and historical images to interpret change over time

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