Oxford Big Ideas Geography - Australian Curriculum Edition: Year 9 - Student book + obook/assess (Print & Digital)

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Availability: Out of Stock Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9780195522006 Publisher: Oxford University Press Categories: Australian CurriculumGeographyHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)GeographyGeography
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Oxford Big Ideas Geography explicitly integrates content and skills from both strands of 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.

The obook is a cloud-based web-book available anywhere, anytime, on any device, navigated by topic or by ‘page view’. Assess is an indispensable online assessment tool, explicitly mapped to the Australian Curriculum that drives student progress through tailored instruction. As well as containing the student text and study tools, this obook offers virtual case studies including interactive maps, videos and other interactives.


Features

  • Content tailored to the needs of your classroom—each unit is enhanced by a range of engaging learning resources (such as stunning artwork, maps and differentiated tasks) designed to ensure full coverage of the syllabus within the allocated class time.
  • Purpose-written content and learning resources cater to a wide range of student abilities and learning styles.

Digital Components The obook is Oxford’s next generation ebook. Each obook offers online and offline access to the complete range of content at each year level. All obook content is:

  • Presented in a web-style environment suitable for any screen size or device
  • Contains a range of purpose-built interactive resources, links to video, audio and supporting websites
  • Allows students to take notes, highlight, save and export their work
  • Provides access to the complete Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary in addition to a subject-specific Geography glossary.

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?
ISBN 9780195522006
Publisher Oxford University Press
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 9,

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