Year 5

What do geographers do with their data?

In this lesson we will be learning about what geographers do with their data. We will begin by drafting an analysis and conclusion of your fieldwork. Finally, we will review as to whether the enquiry question has been answered.

Year 5

What do geographers do with their data?

In this lesson we will be learning about what geographers do with their data. We will begin by drafting an analysis and conclusion of your fieldwork. Finally, we will review as to whether the enquiry question has been answered.

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Key learning points

1. Draft the analysis and conclusion of the fieldwork

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5 Questions

Q1.
What do graphs and charts help geographers see in their data?
Enquiry questions
Presentations
Q2.
How does data have to be presented to help form conclusions?
Correct answer: It should be accurately presented.
It should be inaccurately presented.
It should be presented as a bar graph.
Q3.
Which of these sentences is the correct description of a pie chart?
To show discrete (non-continuous) data, which is data that is counting something, often in different categories.
Correct answer: To show proportions. Data must be converted into percentages and then into proportions of 360 degrees.
To show the correlation (relationship) between two sets of data.
Q4.
What is the most important thing to remember when completing fieldwork?
The enquiry question.
The method of recording data.
Q5.
Which of these statements is not true?
Enquiry questions may help explain the importance of the fea­tures or location of places.
Enquiry questions may seek information about the organisation of human or physical features of places.
Correct answer: Enquiry questions only focus on the physical features of places.

5 Questions

Q1.
What was the most frequently observed mode of transport in Mr Barber's fieldwork study?
Cars
Motorbikes
Q2.
What is data analysis?
Correct answer: When you look to see what the data tells you and see how it helps you answer your enquiry question.
Q3.
What do geographers do at the end of their fieldwork research?
Analyse their data.