Oxford Big Ideas Geography 8 Australian Curriculum Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Mark Easton

Oxford Big Ideas Geography 8 Australian Curriculum Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Mark Easton

ISBN:

9780195521962

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

13 Dec 2013

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Oxford Big Ideas Geography

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Description

Oxford Big Ideas Geography Australian Curriculum:

  • Explicitly integrates content and skills from both strands of the Australian Curriculum Geography:
    • – Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
      – Geographical Inquiry and Skills.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of ‘Concepts for geographical understanding’ – concepts are clearly explained and supported with worked examples, then revisited with increasing complexity throughout each chapter to reinforce student understanding.
  • Organises learning around meaningful inquiry-based questions, or big ideas, that are closely mapped to the content of the Australian Curriculum: Geography.
  • Provides a complete teaching and learning program from Year 7 to 10 across a range of print, digital, and blended resources.

Student book + obook assess

  • Explicitly integrates content and skills from both strands of the Australian Curriculum Geography:
    • – Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
      – Geographical Inquiry and Skills.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of ‘Concepts for geographical understanding’ – concepts are clearly explained and supported with worked examples, then revisited with increasing complexity throughout each chapter to reinforce student understanding.
  • Organises learning around meaningful inquiry-based questions, or big ideas, that are closely mapped to the content of the Australian Curriculum: Geography.
  • Provides a complete teaching and learning program from Year 7 to 10 across a range of print, digital, and blended resources.

The obook is a cloud-based web-book available anywhere, anytime, on any device, navigated by topic or by ‘page view’. As well as containing the student text and study tools, this obook offers virtual case studies including interactive maps, videos and other interactives.

assess is an indispensable online assessment tool, explicitly mapped to the Australian Curriculum that drives student progress through tailored instruction.

Contents

THE GEOGRAPHER’S TOOLKIT – CONCEPTS AND SKILLS

UNIT 1 LANDFORMS AND LANDSCAPES

Chapter 1 Landforms and landscapes
1.1 What are landscapes?
1.2 What are landforms?

Chapter 2 Mountain landscapes
2.1 What forces shape mountain landscapes?
2.2 How are mountain landscapes used and managed?
2.3 Are mountain landscapes hazardous places?

Chapter 3 Coastal landscapes
3.1 What forces shape coastal landscapes?
3.2 How are coastal landscapes used and managed?
3.3 Are coastal landscapes hazardous places?

UNIT 2 CHANGING NATIONS

Chapter 4 Life in different cities
4.1 Why do people live in cities?
4.2 Where do people in different countries live?
4.3 How can we plan for Australia’s urban future?

Chapter 5 Migration
5.1 Why do people move?
5.2 What are the impacts of migration?
5.3 How has international migration changed Australia?

Authors

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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