Oxford Insight Geography AC for NSW Stage 4 Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Drew Collins, Richard Crighton, Kerry McEwan, Mark Easton

Oxford Insight Geography AC for NSW Stage 4 Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Drew Collins, Richard Crighton, Kerry McEwan, Mark Easton

ISBN:

9780190304966

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

30 Aug 2016

Availability:

999

Series:

$57.95 AUD

$66.99 NZD

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Description

Oxford Insight Geography has been developed by NSW teachers to support the implementation of the NSW syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Written specifically for the NSW Geography course, with content sequenced to the syllabus and organised around Key Inquiry Questions, this new series provides a complete teaching and learning program for Stage 4 across a range of print, digital and blended resources and is further enhanced by the Oxford Atlas.

  • Includes 120 skills worksheets at no extra cost 

In addition:

  • Skills, concepts, tools and assessment are seamlessly integrated
  • The unique ‘Checkpoint approach’ ensures that students are continually given the opportunity to test their understanding of each syllabus dot point
  • Investigation questions are provided on every spread
  • The ‘Geographer’s Toolkit’ provides a comprehensive reference tool to support concept and skills development
  • Highly accessible and easy to navigate with stunning visual representations and maps
  • The Student obook provides access to worksheets, interactives, videos and weblinks
  • 24/7 assessment through assess included FREE with every obook - any device, anytime, anywhere.

Contents

THE GEOGRAPHER'S TOOLKIT
GT.1 Geographical concepts
GT.2  Geographical inquiry skills
GT.3 Geographical tools  

UNIT 1: LANDSCAPES AND LANDFORMS
1: The Earth’s changing landscapes and landforms
1.1  Why is there a diversity of landscapes and landforms on Earth?
1.2  What environmental and human processes form and transform landscapes and landforms?
2:  Valuing, managing and protecting landscapes and landforms
2.1  Why do people value landscapes and landforms?
2.2  To what extent are landscapes and landforms sustainably managed and protected?
3:  Landscape hazards
3.1  What impacts can landscape hazards have on communities and environments?

UNIT 2: PLACE AND LIVEABILITY
4: The places we live  
4.1  Why do people’s perceptions of the liveability of places vary?
4.2  What effect does environmental quality and access to services have on people’s wellbeing?
5:  Liveable places  
5.1  How can strong community and social connectedness enhance the liveability of places?
5.2  What approaches can be used to improve the liveability of places?

UNIT 3: WATER IN THE WORLD
6:  Water as a resource
6.1  Why does the spatial distribution of water resources vary globally and within countries?
6.2  How do natural and human processes influence the distribution and availability of water as a resource?
7:  Valuing and managing water
7.1  What effect does the uneven distribution of water resources have on people, places and environments?
7.2  What approaches can be used to sustainably manage water resources and reduce water scarcity?
8:  Investigating atmospheric and hydrological hazards
8.1  What impacts can water have on communities?

UNIT 4: INTERCONNECTIONS
9:  Connecting people and places
9.1  How are people and places connected to other places?
9.2  What role does technology play in connecting people to people, goods, services and information in other places?
10:  The effects of global connections
10.1 What are the consequences of a globally connected world for people and places?
10.2  Why are interconnections important for the future of places and environments?

Authors

Drew Collins is Head of Geography at The King’s School and has over 14 years' geography teaching experience in NSW and the United Kingdom.

Richard Crighton is Head of Geography at Knox Grammar School and has over 20 years' geography teaching experience. He is currently completing his Masters Degree in Education Leadership.

Kerry McEwan is Head Teacher HSIE at Barrenjoey High School and has over 25 years' geography teaching experience. Kerry has a Masters Degree in Education and is a GTANSW council member.

Mark Easton has taught Geography, History and English for over 20 years and during the last 15 years has been a contributing author to many geography, humanities and atlas titles. In 2010 he joined Oxford as a geography consultant to work on a range of titles and to support the use of these resources in the classroom. Mark is also the Head of the Humanities Department at St Margaret's School.

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