Skills in Australian Geography (2nd Revised edition)

Skills in Australian Geography (2nd Revised edition)

By: Grant Kleeman (author), Andrew Peters (author)Paperback

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Skills in Australian Geography is an up-to-date, practical geography text designed for students in years 9-10. This second edition brings together a collection of topographic map extracts, exercises that enable students to understand geography through practice and supporting explanatory text. Accompanying each map extract is a set of graded questions that help students come to grips with the key geographic skills required at this level. Presented in large full-colour format, students and teachers will find this book easy to use and follow.

About Author

Grant Kleeman is a Lecturer in Education at Macquarie University's Australian Centre for Educational Studies. He is an experienced teacher, educator, author, curriculum consultant and a Higher School Certificate and School Certificate examiner. Grant has been closely involved in the development of Geography curriculum in New South Wales.


Part I. Geography Skills Bank: 1. Maps; 2. Scale; 3. Latitude, longitude and time zones; 4. Direction, bearings and quadrants; 5. Relief; 6. Landform features; 7. Interpreting topographic maps; 8. Photographs and satellite images; 9. Field sketches, line drawings and sketch maps; 10. Climate graphs and weather maps; 11. Graphs; 12. Specialist maps; 13. Interpreting statistical data; Part II. Using Your Geography Skills: 14. Canberra topographic map extract; 15. Camden Haven topographic map extract; 16. Kosciuszko topographic map extract; 17. Darling Harbour and Pyrmont; 18. Wallis Lake topographic map extract; 19. Mount Buller topographic map extract; 20. Melbourne's Docklands; 21. Grampians topographic map extract; 22. Lake Pedder topographic map extract; 23. Lake St Clair topographic map extract; 24. Tamar topographic map extract; 25. Barossa Valley topographic map extract; 26. Port Hedland topographic map extract; 27. Currumbin topographic map extract; 28. Uluru topographic map extract; 29. Daintree topographic map extract; 30. Noosa topographic map extract; 31. Kiama topographic map extract; 32. Cairns topographic map extract; 33. Hamilton Island topographic map extract; Part III. Themes in Australian Geography: 33. Australia's place and space; 34. Australia's landforms and deserts; 35. Australia's climate; 36. Natural hazards; 37. Australia's vegetation; 38. Australia's population; 39. Indigenous Australians; 40. Where Australians live; 41. Economic activity and work; 42. Tourism; Answers.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780521692656
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780521692656
  • weight: 539
  • ISBN10: 0521692652
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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