Oxford Big Ideas Geography 9 Australian Curriculum Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Mark Easton

Oxford Big Ideas Geography 9 Australian Curriculum Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Mark Easton

ISBN:

9780195522006

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

25 Feb 2014

Availability:

240

Series:

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.

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 BIOMES AND FOOD SECURITY
CHAPTER 1 GROWING FOOD

1.1 What are the world’s biomes?
1.2 Why do some biomes produce more food than others?
1.3 What are the environmental impacts of food production?

CHAPTER 2 FOOD SECURITY: FEEDING A HUNGRY WORLD
2.1 Why is food security important?
2.2 What are the main threats to food security?
2.3 How can we improve food security?

UNIT 2 GEOGRAPHIES OF INTERCONNECTIONS
CHAPTER 3 CONNECTING PEOPLE AND PLACES

3.1 How do people perceive places?
3.2 How do people connected to different people and places?
3.3 How does trade connect people and places?

CHAPTER 4 THE EFFECTS OF GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

4.1 What effects does global trade have on people?
4.2 What effects does global trade have on places?
4.3 What effects does international tourism have on people and places?

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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