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Describing the human geography of a place


This week we are researching the physical geography of a place in New Zealand. 

Activity 1

What is human geography?

Here is a powerpoint showing different human geography examples.

Geography | KS1 Cities, towns and villages | BBC Teach

Activity 2

 This is Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. 


Using the words below, can you describe the human geography of this part of Wellington. What do you see? 


city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop, airports, church

Activity 3

Using everything you have learned about human geography, can you answer the questions below about the capital city, Wellington?

We now want you to complete your own poster about it. 

Please include where it is in New Zealand, Things to do, Things to see and Nature and wildlife.  There is a sheet attached if you would prefer to use that as a guide. 

You can use this sheet or get creative and make your own.

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