Skills in Geography Second Edition (digital)

Skills in Geography Second Edition (digital)
Grant Kleeman
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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 includes areas such as Google maps, the use of drones, GPS, and satellite-mounted sensors.
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PDF Textbook
The downloadable PDF version of the student text enables students to take notes, highlight key passages, and bookmark pages. It is downloaded from Cambridge GO using the unique 16-character code that is included with the purchase of the Print Textbook and the Interactive Textbook.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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.

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Grant Kleeman
Grant is an experienced geography teacher, textbook author and curriculum consultant. He has been closely involved in the development of curriculum and teaching resources in NSW and at the time of publication was working as a lecturer in Secondary Social Sciences at Macquarie University in Sydney.