Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 7 AC Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 7 AC Student book + obook assess

Student book + 12-month student digital licence

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

ISBN:

9780195590197

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

11 Nov 2013

Availability:

999

Series:

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History

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Description

Oxford Big Ideas Geography | History Australian Curriculum provides complete coverage of Australian Curriculum: Geography and Australian Curriculum: History across Years 7 to 10.

Each level is packaged in a way that:

  • supports the full delivery of all course content within the available class time
  • enables teachers to adopt a semesterised approach or deliver discrete year-long courses
  • provides Years 7 & 8 Civics & Citizenship and Commerce units for schools (in digital format only)

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 and timelines, 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

GEOGRAPHY

The geographer’s toolkit – concepts and skills

Unit 1 Water in the world
Chapter 1 Water as a resource
1.1 How is water used as an environmental resource?
1.2 How does water connect and affect places?
1.3 How much water do we have?

Chapter 2 Valuing and managing water
2.1 In what ways do we value and manage water?
2.2 How can we overcome water scarcity?
2.3 How do we respond to floods?

Unit 2 Place and liveability
Chapter 3 Living in Australia
3.1 Where do we live and why?
3.2 Why are some places more liveable than others?
3.3 How do people connect to different places?

Chapter 4 Liveable cities
4.1 What makes a city liveable?
4.2 Where are the most and least liveable cities?
4.3 How can we make cities more liveable?

HISTORY

The historian’s toolkit – concepts and skills

Overview 1 Investigating the ancient past

Depth study 1 Investigating the ancient past
Chapter 5 Investigating the ancient past
5.1 How is history investigated?
5.2 What sources can be used in historical investigation?
5.3 What methods are used to investigate the past?
5.4 Why is conservation important?

Overview 2 The Mediterranean world

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

Chapter 7 Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece: a timeline
7.1 How did geographical features influence human settlement in ancient Greece?
7.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient Greece?
7.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence ancient Greek lifestyles?
7.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient Greece?

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

Overview 3 The Asian world

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 influence human settlement in ancient China?
9.2 What shaped the roles of key groups in ancient China?
9.3 How did beliefs, values and practices influence ancient Chinese lifestyles?
9.4 How did contacts and conflicts change ancient China?

Glossary
Index

*assess is available for selected chapters (not available for obook only chapters).

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.

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