Estimating the area of Antarctica
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Continent area
Here is a map of Antarctica.
Estimate the area of Antarctica using the map scale. Show your working out and explain how you made your estimate.
(You can draw over the map if it helps you with your estimation).
Level:
5
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Description of task:
Students use a scale map to estimate the area of Antarctica and explain their method.
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Scoring:  Y11 (09/2000)  
2 marks or 
These scores are for answers that use the correct method AND give the correct result. The second digit indicates the different approaches. Any 1 of:
These scores are for answers that use the correct method BUT give an incorrect or incomplete result. The second digit in parentheses indicates the different approaches, matching the second digit in parentheses of the Full credit Scores. 
16% 
1 mark
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44% 
0 marks 
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NOTE: © OECD (2002). Reproduced with permission of the OECD.
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