Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 7 Australian Curriculum Teacher obook assess

Teacher digital licence: For life of edition

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 7 Australian Curriculum Teacher obook assess

Teacher digital licence: For life of edition

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

ISBN:

9780195526462

Binding:

obook code (digital)

Published:

1 Nov 2012

Availability:

Available

Series:

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History

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Description

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Contents

Using Oxford Big Ideas Geography│History
Australian Curriculum: Geography 7 – Scope and sequence
Australian Curriculum: History 7 – Scope and sequence

GEOGRAPHY

The geographer’s toolkit
Concepts for geographical understanding

  • Place
  • Space
  • Environment
  • Interconnection
  • Sustainability
  • Scale
  • Change

Geographical inquiry and skills

  • Observing, questioning and planning
  • Collecting, recording, evaluating and representing
  • Analysing and concluding
  • Communicating
  • Reflecting and responding

Fieldwork in geography

UNIT 1 Water in the world
Chapter 1 Water as a resource
1.1 What are environmental resources?
1.2 Where is water found?
1.3 How is water used?

Chapter 2 Managing water
2.1 Why is water a difficult resource to manage?
2.2 How can we use water more sustainably?
2.3 How do people respond to floods?

UNIT 2 Places are for living in
Chapter 3 Where people live
3.1 What are local communities like?
3.2 Where do Australians live?
3.3 Why do people move?

Chapter 4 Liveable places
4.1 What makes a place liveable?
4.2 Where are the world's most liveable cities?
4.3 How can we make places more liveable?

HISTORY

The historian’s toolkit
Concepts for historical understanding

  • Evidence
  • Continuity and change
  • Cause and effect
  • Perspectives
  • Empathy
  • Significance
  • Contestability

Historical inquiry and skills

  • Chronology, terms and concepts
  • Historical questions and research
  • Analysis and use of sources
  • Perspectives and interpretations
  • Explanation and communication

Overview A
Why and where did the earliest civilizations develop?

Overview B
How do we know about the ancient past?

DEPTH STUDY 1 Investigating the ancient past
Chapter 5 Investigating the ancient past
5.1 How do historians investigate the past?
5.2 What methods are used to investigate the past?
5.3 Why is historical conservation important?

Overview C
What emerged as the defining characteristics of ancient societies?
What have been the legacies of ancient societies?

DEPTH STUDY 2 The Mediterranean world
Chapter 6 Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt: a timeline
6.1 How did geographical features in ancient Egypt influence human settlements?
6.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Egypt?
6.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient Egypt?
6.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Egyptian society?

Chapter 8 Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece: a timeline
7.1 How did geographical features in ancient Greece influence human settlements?
7.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Greece?
7.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient Greece?
7.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Greek societies?

Chapter 8 Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome: a timeline
8.1 How did geographical features in ancient Rome influence human settlements?
8.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Rome?
8.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient Rome?
8.4 How do contacts and conflicts change ancient Roman society?

Overview D
What emerged as the defining characteristics of ancient societies?
What have been the legacies of ancient societies?

Depth study 3 The Asian world
Ancient India [obook only chapter]
1 How did geographical features influence human settlement in ancient India?
2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient India?
3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence ancient Indian lifestyles?
4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient India?


Chapter 9 Ancient China
Ancient China: a timeline
9.1 How did geographical features in ancient China influence human settlements?
9.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient China?
9.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence lifestyle in ancient China?
9.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Chinese society?

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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.

Maggy Saldais brings fifteen years’ experience in educational publishing to her role as a History author. Maggy has a strong academic background in the discipline of History and a long-held commitment to engaging middle-years students in learning and discovery in her field of expertise.