grade 12 geography research project examples
How do you write a Grade 12 Geography Research?
Step 1: Formulating a hypothesis/problem statement. …
Step 2: Background information about an area of study. …
Step 3: Mapping. …
Step 4: Methods of data collection. …
Step 5: Analysis and synthesis of data. …
Step 6: Recommendations and possible solutions. …
Step 7: Conclusion – accept or reject the hypothesis. …
Step 8: Bibliography.
How do you write Geography Research?
- Introduction: Explicitly state the research question. …
- What you did and why you did it. …
- Some answers to the questions raised in the introduction. …
- What were the limitations of the project? …
- Summary and Conclusion.
What should I study for Geography Paper 1 Grade 12?
What is hypothesis research geography?
What Skills are Assessed for Research Tasks in Grade 12
The following skills are assessed. Some/All of these skills may be tested in any external examination:
- Gathering data
- Interpreting data
- Analysing data
- Comparing different sets of data
- Representing data in written, graphic or mapped format
- Drawing conclusions
- Hypothesis statements
Research framework for assessment (Guideline on administration of research task)
Step 1: Formulating a hypothesis/problem statement.
Guideline: Geography Grade 12 Research Tasks
Step 1: Formulating a hypothesis/problem statement. As Geographers we seek to understand and explain the interactions amongst humans, and between humans and the environment in space and time. This is achieved by asking questions or making informed geographical decisions. This entails the development of a hypothesis or a problem statement to be tested.
- You have to choose a specific area of study where a geographical problem exists.
- During this stage, a geographical question showing a problem is asked.
- Identify the problem from a local area.
- Formulate a hypothesis or a problem statement. (Hypothesis research is used to prove that certain variables are dependent on or independent of each other. Problem statement research is only to highlight that a specific problem exists in a specific community.)
- You should then follow the steps of research to ensure that the geographical question is answered.
Geography Research Project Topics for Grade 12 South Africa
- The value of property along north-facing slopes is higher than the value of property along south-facing slopes in Meyersdal, Gauteng (choose local area).
- The cause of rural-urban migration in Ndwedwe, KwaZulu-Natal (choose local area), is the lack of service delivery in the health sector.
- Climate change will impact negatively on grape farming and related industries in the Western Cape.
- The closing down of many primary schools in Lusikisiki (Eastern Cape) (choose a local area) is due to a decline of the population in the age group 7 to 15 years.
- The poor condition of roads (specify the names of the roads) leading to/in Harrismith, Free State (choose local area), is due to the lack of proper planning by the local municipality.
- The impact of building a dam along the Jukskei River in Gauteng (choose local area) upstream of Alexandra will reduce flooding and the subsequent loss of life in Alexandra.
- The e-toll system will impact negatively on the economic position of people using private transport in Gauteng.
- The e-toll system will impact positively on traffic flow to the major urban centres in Gauteng.
- Informal settlements in the Vhembe district of Limpopo have low levels of development due to the lack of provision of basic needs (choose ONE informal settlement in your local area.)
- Overcrowding of informal settlements is due to the lack of proper planning by the local government (choose local area).
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