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Skills in Geography

$66.95 incl. GST
SKU: BKG00983
Skills in Geography now in its Second Edition ...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. Skills in Geography: Australian Curriculum introduces and develops the fundamental geography skills students should master to succeed in Australian Curriculum Geography. Presented in a large format with detailed, high quality maps and images, this unique resource combines topographic map extracts, supporting explanatory text and graded exercises to enable students to understand geography through practice. Comprehensively covers the Geography Inquiry and Skills strand whilst also addressing the requirements of the Geography Inquiry and Skills strand, one of the two curriculum strands, by covering skills in relation to the Australian Curriculum: Geography unit content descriptions. Larger format includes high quality maps and images - Maps and images are 33% larger than standard size textbooks allowing for more detailed analysis of the content and improved usability during practical assessments and fieldwork. Stimulating questions and assessment tasks written by a highly experienced author - Questions and activities encourage students to apply their knowledge through higher-order thinking and are expertly linked to open-ended assessment tasks that encourage students to interpret and apply what they have learnt. Updated to reflect current technology - Updated to reflect contemporary technologies with additional sections on Google Earth and similar resources, as well as current information on techniques such as remote sensing to ensure students have the most up-to-date information available. Covers relevant environmental topics - Discusses topical environmental challenges in line with the syllabus requirements and pertinent to the industry today.