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GeoWorld 7 - Print & Digital offers a fresh approach to study and will equip students with geographical skills and general capabilities that can be applied in daily life and at work.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781420232639 Publisher: Macmillan Categories: Australian CurriculumGeographyHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)Geography
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Macmillan Australian Curriculum Geography

 

 

 

A world of learning about people, places and environments! Specifically written for the Australian Curriculum: Geography by some of Australia’s leading authors, GeoWorld offers a fresh approach to study and will equip students with geographical skills and general capabilities that can be applied in daily life and at work.

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Student Book

This energetic text focuses on 7 key concepts stipulated in the curriculum: place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale and change. Inquiry-based activities assist students develop an appreciation of different perspectives in geographical knowledge, an understanding of ethical research principles, experience in teamwork, and critical and creative thinking. The student-centred content is embedded with three cross-curriculum priorities throughout, and is well supported by a wealth of engaging resources that provide a sense of place.

Features

  • powerful images and succinct introductions hook students’ attention
  • activities to extend or support individual students
  • the latest geographical data and issues
  • easy-to-use double-page spreads with vivid images, maps and creative info-graphics

Digital support

Each student book comes with 15 months access to an interactive eBook version of the text and outstanding digital support. Available for any device, on any platform, any time the wide spectrum of activities and digital resources include:

  • a markbook, allowing students to join a virtual class and foster teamwork and collaboration
  • up-to-date YouTube and web links for quick and easy access to information
  • auto-marking diagnostic quizzes
  • interactive crosswords
  • weblinks to animations and learning resources

Contents

  • Unit 1
  • Water in the world
  • Chapter 1
  • Environmental resources and water
    • 1.1 Water: use, misuse, overuse and sustainable use
    • 1.2 Water: an environmental resource
    • 1.3 Water footprints
    • 1.4 Water use in daily life
    • 1.5 Mobile phones: water thirsty gadgets
    • 1.6 Water and diamonds
    • 1.7 Vampire power: water-energy connections
    • 1.8 Rare earth elements
    • 1.9 What you wear requires water
    • 1.10 Irrigation for food and fibre
    • 1.11 Wasted food wastes water
    • 1.12 Ocean garbage patches: misuse of water
    • 1.13 Inland seas
    • 1.14 Using geothermal water
    • 1.15 Tidal bores and islands
    • 1.16 Maps: an overview
    • 1.17 Fun with map projections
    • 1.18 Perspectives-the world you've never seen
    • 1.19 The geospatial revolution
    • 1.20 Inquiry process: dung beetles improve water quality
    • 1.21 Fieldwork: resources in your home and school
  • Chapter 2
  • Value of water
    • 2.1 Values of water
    • 2.2 Wealth from water
    • 2.3 Pearls bring wealth from clean water
    • 2.4 Thirsty rice produces money
    • 2.5 Keeping wetlands and mangroves healthy
    • 2.6 Recreation value: surfing, skiing and climbing
    • 2.7 Cultural value of water
    • 2.8 The Rainbow Serpent and Saltwater People
    • 2.9 Appreciating water: World Heritage sites
    • 2.10 Polluted water kills millions
    • 2.11 Water diseases in developing countries
    • 2.12 Sanitation improves water quality
    • 2.13 Bottled water: environmental and personal health
    • 2.14 Dangerous water: chemical substances
    • 2.15 Strategies to manage water
  • Chapter 3
  • Water connects people and places
    • 3.1 Water: an essential but limited resource
    • 3.2 Water cycle: flows and storages
    • 3.3 The uneven distribution of water
    • 3.4 Potential water resources
    • 3.5 It's raining: precipitation and clouds
    • 3.7 Climate graphs
    • 3.8 Geographical limitations to water
    • 3.9 Australia's limited water resources
    • 3.10 Australia's variable precipitation
    • 3.11 Variable access to quality water across Australia
    • 3.12 Population and water distribution in Australia
    • 3.13 Water resources: how does Australia compare?
    • 3.14 Bangladesh and Australia: floods and droughts
    • 3.15 Consequences of climate change on water
    • 3.16 Impacts of climate change: Bangladesh and Australia
  • Chapter 4
  • Nature of water scarcity and strategies
    • 4.1 Water scarcity in Africa
    • 4.2 Water-scarce Africa: conflict and progress
    • 4.3 Water-scarce West Asia and North Africa
    • 4.4 Water crises in West Asia
    • 4.5 Reducing scarcity: blue, green, grey and black water
    • 4.6 Water-supply strategies
    • 4.7 Reducing scarcity: dams and qanats
    • 4.8 Damming the Mekong River
    • 4.9 Transboundary water: conflict over scarce water
    • 4.10 Fieldwork: waterway health check
  • Chapter 5
  • Management strategies: making every drop count
    • 5.1 Torres Strait Islander Peoples' water management
    • 5.2 Managing water in Timor-Leste
    • 5.3 Catchment management: develop or conserve?
    • 5.4 Managing the Murray-Darling Basin catchment
    • 5.5 Managing hidden groundwater
    • 5.6 Trade in virtual water and land grabs
    • 5.7 Desalination: making fresh water
    • 5.8 Stormwater harvesting and reuse
    • 5.9 Inquiry process: your end has a new beginning
    • 5.10 Managing China's killer rivers
    • 5.11 Reducing water consumption
    • 5.12 Where do we go now? Finding better strategies
    • 5.13 Topographic maps: features
    • 5.14 Topographic maps: relief and gradient
    • 5.15 Topographic maps: locating features and places
    • 5.16 Contour graphs
  • Chapter 6
  • Hydrological and atmospheric hazards and responses
    • 6.1 Hydrological and atmospheric hazards
    • 6.2 Costs of hazards
    • 6.3 Responses to hazards
    • 6.4 Droughts and responses in Australia
    • 6.5 Droughts and responses in China
    • 6.6 Southeast Queensland's 2010-11 floods and responses
    • 6.7 Pakistan's 2010 floods and responses
    • 6.8 Powerful storms
    • 6.9 Blizzards and dust storms
    • 6.10 Killer storms: tropical cyclones
    • 6.11 How communities prepare for and respond to storms
    • 6.12 Climate change and hazards in South and Central America
  • Unit 2
  • Place and liveability
  • Chapter 7
  • Liveability: living in extreme places
    • 7.1 Cold and remote places
    • 7.2 Floating worlds
    • 7.3 Nature's dangerous places
    • 7.4 Humans create dangerous places
    • 7.5 Superstructures-a lifestyle choice
    • 7.6 Seeking safety in Dadaab: a photo story
    • 7.7 Places, resources and jobs
    • 7.8 Reflecting on liveability
    • 7.9 Communicating geographical information
  • Chapter 8
  • Measuring liveability: social, economic and environmental factors
    • 8.1 Liveable cities: where living is easiest
    • 8.2 Low-ranking liveable cities
    • 8.3 Energy connected to liveability
    • 8.4 Safety and crime linked to liveability
    • 8.5 Heritage-part of liveability
    • 8.6 Changing liveability: urban blight to renewal
    • 8.7 Liveable shelter
    • 8.8 Natural environments influence liveability
    • 8.9 Climate change impacts on liveability
    • 8.10 Liveability changes over time
    • 8.11 Liveability: mobile and connected
    • 8.12 Culture of place
    • 8.13 Liveability in remote indigenous communities
  • Chapter 9
  • Liveability and access to services: urban, rural and remote settlements
    • 9.1 Urban, rural and remote places
    • 9.2 Rural places
    • 9.3 Perspectives on rural life
    • 9.4 Remote places
    • 9.5 An urban world
    • 9.6 Why go to town?
    • 9.7 Large cities
    • 9.8 Skyscrapers and sprawl
    • 9.9 Skyscrapers and slums
    • 9.10 Kibera slums and flying toilets
    • 9.11 Liveable communities
    • 9.12 Urban footprints
    • 9.13 Sustainable and liveable cities
  • Chapter 10
  • Choices
    • 10.1 Sustainable lifestyle choice: the Amish
    • 10.2 Line drawing and field sketching
    • 10.3 Traditional and contemporary nomadic lifestyles
    • 10.4 Children: no playground, no choice
    • 10.5 Using and interpreting cartoons
    • 10.6 Stages of life and perceptions of liveability
    • 10.7 Living overseas
    • 10.8 Living behind barriers
    • 10.9 Job and home: choices to make
  • Chapter 11
  • Liveability for young and old
    • 11.1 Populated planet
    • 11.2 Where do we live?
    • 11.3 Where children live
    • 11.4 The changing character of places
    • 11.5 The grey tsunami
    • 11.6 Geoskills: population profiles
    • 11.7 People migrate and places change
    • 11.8 Forced to flee
    • 11.9 Population and human development
    • 11.10 Graphs and infographics
    • 11.11 Interactive tools for geographers
  • Chapter 12
  • Strategies to enhance liveability
    • 12.1 Enhancing liveability and sustainability
    • 12.2 Strategies: a matter of scale
    • 12.3 Places for people
    • 12.4 Green places and open spaces
    • 12.5 Liveable streets
    • 12.6 Farming our cities
    • 12.7 Strategies reducing poverty
    • 12.8 Places for living sustainably
    • 12.9 Learning from Europe
    • 12.10 Enhancing liveability in Australia

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Other Year Levels in the 'GeoWorld' Series

Year 8
Year 9
Year 10

ISBN 9781420232639
Publisher Macmillan
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 7,
Author(s) Susan Bliss (series editor) et al

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