Oxford Student Geography Pack

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  • 12-17
  • Multiple copy pack
  • Oxford University Press Australia
  • OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • 019556698X
  • 9780195566987

Table of contents

Oxford Big Ideas Geography VELS Level 5 Chapter 1 Geospatial skills: How do we enquire about the world? 1.1 How do we observe the world? 1.2 How do we represent the world? 1.3 How do we locate places? 1.4 How do we measure the Earth's features? 1.5 How do we conduct fieldwork? Transferring Ideas: Uluru Chapter 2 Australian Environments: Why do environments change? 2.1 What different environments exist? 2.2 How do environments change? 2.3 How do we protect special places? Transferring Ideas: Ningaloo Reef Chapter 3 Water: How do we sustain resources? 3.1 How much do we have? 3.2 What are the threats to our resources? 3.3 How do we manage our resources? Transferring Ideas: Rainforests Chapter 4 Endangered species: Why is diversity under threat? 4.1 Why is diversity important? 4.2 Where are the threats to diversity? 4.3 What are the threats to diversity? 4.4 How can we preserve diversity? Transferring Ideas: Polar Bears Chapter 5 Geospatial concepts: How can we understand our world? 5.1 Where are features located? 5.2 What are the patterns on the Earth's surface? 5.3 What are the connections between the Earth's regions? 5.4 How can places change over time? Transferring Ideas: Thomas in Somalia Chapter 6 Disaster: How do we sustain communities in the face of disasters? 6.1 What impact do tectonic disasters have? 6.2 How do weather disasters affect communities? 6.3 What problems do man-made disasters cause? Transferring Ideas: The Aeta people Chapter 7 The Asia-Pacific: Why do regions change? 7.1 What different environments are there? 7.2 How and why do environments change? 7.3 How do people respond to change? Transferring Ideas: The Middle East Chapter 8 Antarctic: Why is Antarctica so important? 8.1 What is Antarctica like? 8.2 Why do we need Antarctica? 8.3 How is Antarctica changing? 8.4 How can we protect Antarctica for the future? Transferring Ideas: Amazon rainforest Glossary Index Acknowledgements Oxford Atlas Project 3 Geospatial skills 2 Observation 4 Representation 6 Location 8 Measurement 10 Spatial patterns 12 Activities Geothemes 14 Plate tectonics 16 Volcanoes 18 Earthquakes and tsunamis 20 Mountain building 22 Oceans 24 Coasts 26 Rivers 28 Deserts 30 Weather 32 Weather extremes 34 Storms 36 Climate 38 Population 40 Urbanisation 42 Cities 44 Religion and language 46 Indigenous peoples 48 Agriculture 50 Minerals and energy 52 Tourism 54 Climate change 56 Water 58 Environmental hot spots 60 Threatened species 62 World Heritage 64 Sustainable energy 66 Contrasts in living conditions 68 War and conflict Australia 70 Australian records 72 Australia: Environments 74 Australia: Physical and Political 76 Western Australia 78 Western Australia settlements 80 Northern Territory 82 South Australia 84 South Australia settlements 86 Queensland 88 Queensland settlements 90 New South Wales 92 New South Wales settlements 94 Australian Capital Territory 96 Victoria 98 Victoria settlements 100 Tasmania World 102 World records 104 World: Environments 106 World: Physical 108 World: Political 110 Pacific 112 Pacific islands 114 New Guinea 116 New Zealand 118 Asia: Environments 120 Asia: Physical and Political 122 Indonesia and Malaysia 124 Indochina and the Philippines 126 East Asia 128 Japan and Korea 130 South Asia 132 Middle East 134 Europe: Environments 136 Europe: Physical and Political 138 Northern Europe 140 Southern Europe 142 Russia and central Asia 144 Africa: Environments 146 Africa: Physical and Political 148 Northern Africa 150 Southern Africa 152 North America: Environments 154 North America: Physical and Political 156 Canada, Alaska and Greenland 158 United States of America 160 Central America and the Caribbean 162 South America: Environments 164 South America: Physical and Political 166 Northern South America 168 Southern South America 170 Antarctica: Environments 172 Antarctica: Physical and Political 174 The Arctic 176 World statisticsshow more