Skills in Geography Australian Curriculum - Second Edition: Print & Digital

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Skills in Geography: Australian Curriculum introduces and develops the fundamental geography skills students should master to succeed in Australian Curriculum Geography.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781108264785 Publisher: Cambridge University Press Categories: Australian CurriculumGeographyHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)Mapping SkillsGeographyGeography
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Still the most effective tool for teaching geography skills.

With 18 brand new topographic maps and fresh accompanying activities, this second edition of Skills in Geography offers the most up-to-date and student-focused skills-based resource available.

  • Forty-eight large topographic map extracts from Australia and around the globe - 30% of which are new for this edition - offer fresh and relevant local and international opportunities for mastering fundamental geography skills.
  • A restructured thematic section covering Australian and international content reflects the way geography is taught in today’s classroom.
  • All graphs, statistics and tables use current data, ensuring students have access to the most up-to-date information available.
  • New areas of significance explore topics including Barangaroo: Enhancing livability (a study in place and liveability) and an examination of atmospheric hazards (in the context of water and the world).
  • Extensive information on the latest technology utilised in the field covers areas such as Google maps, the use of drones, GPS, and satellite-mounted sensors.

Contents

Section 1: Key skills in geography

  • 1.1 Maps
  • 1.2 Scale
  • 1.3 Locating places
  • 1.4 Direction, bearings and quadrants
  • 1.5 Relief
  • 1.6 Digital maps
  • 1.7 Interpreting topographic maps
  • 1.8 Photographs
  • 1.9 Field sketches, line drawings and sketch maps
  • 1.10 Climate graphs and weather maps
  • 1.11 Graphs
  • 1.12 Specialist maps

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Section 2: Key themes in geography

  • 2.1 Landscapes and landforms
  • 2.2 Place and liveability
  • 2.3 Water and the world
  • 2.4 Interconnections
  • 2.5 Sustainable biomes
  • 2.6 Changing places
  • 2.7 Environmental change and management
  • 2.8 Human wellbeing

Section 3: Australia

  • 3.1 Australia
  • 3.2 Canberra (ACT) topographic map extract
  • 3.3 Eden (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.4 Kosciuszko (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.5 Camden Haven (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.6 Laurieton (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.7 Wallis Lake (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.8 South West Rocks (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.9 Coffs Harbour (NSW) topographic map extract
  • 3.10 Anglesea (Vic.) topographic map extract
  • 3.11 Grampians (Vic.) topographic map extract
  • 3.12 Lake Pedder (Tas.) topographic map extract
  • 3.13 Cradle Mountain (Tas.) 
topographic map extract
  • 3.14 Lake St Clair (Tas.) topographic map extract
  • 3.15 Coles Bay (Tas.) topographic map extract
  • 3.16 Port Arthur (Tas.) topographic map extracts
  • 3.17 Barossa (SA) topographic map extract
  • 3.18 Albany (WA) topographic map extract
  • 3.19 Port Hedland (WA) topographic map extract
  • 3.20 Daintree (Qld) topographic map extract
  • 3.21 Noosa Heads (Qld) topographic map extract
  • 3.22 Cairns (Qld) topographic map extract
  • 3.23 Uluru (NT) topographic map extract
  • 3.24 Gallipoli (Turkey) topographic map extract

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Section 4: New Zealand

  • 4.1 New Zealand
  • 4.2 Russell topographic map extract
  • 4.3 Lake Tekapo topographic map extract
  • 4.4 Lake Coleridge topographic map extract
  • 4.5 Queenstown topographic map extract
  • 4.6 Milford Sound topographic map extract
  • 4.7 Fox Glacier topographic map extract
  • 4.8 Mt Ruapehu topographic map extract
  • 4.9 Mt Taranaki topographic map extract

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Section 5: South America

  • 5.1 South America
  • 5.2 Cuzco, Peru, topographic map extract
  • 5.3 Machu Picchu, Peru topographic map extract
  • 5.4 Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru, topographic map extract
  • 5.5 Peru: using satellite photographs

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Section 6: United Kingdom

  • 6.1 United Kingdom
  • 6.2 Windsor Castle and West London topographic map extract
  • 6.3 Dartmouth topographic map extract
  • 6.4 West Cumbria topographic map extract
  • 6.5 Ennerdale Water topographic map extract
  • 6.6 Fort William topographic map extract
  • 6.7 Loch a Cairn topographic map extract
  • 6.8 Enard Bay topographic map extract
  • 6.9 Langholm topographic map extract

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Section 7: North America

  • 7.1 North America
  • 7.2 Vancouver,Canada topographic map extract
  • 7.3 Bowen Island, Canada topographic map extract
  • 7.4 Nanaimo, Canada topographic map extract
  • 7.5 Whistler, Canada topographic map extract
  • 7.6 Banff, Canada topographic map extract
  • 7.7 Niagara Falls, Canada topographic map extract
  • 7.8 Yosemite, United States topographic map extract
  • 7.9 Canadian map Legends

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ISBN 9781108264785
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10,
Author(s) Grant Kleeman

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