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Key Skills in Geography, 3rd Edition

Malcolm Stacey
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Key Skills in Geography, 3rd Edition

By Malcolm Stacey, Chris Bonner, Brian Ralph
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Author
Malcolm Stacey
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Edition
3rd
ISBN
9781442501348
Published Date
14/08/2008
Pages
184
This invaluable book provides a solid introduction and training in the practical skills required in geography. There is comprehensive coverage of all geography skills and tools, and a wealth of Australian maps, graphs, diagrams, photographs and statistics.
Features
  • Full colour, engaging double page spreads
  • Comprehensive coverage of all geographical skills and tools
  • Easy for students to understand
  • Skills are introduced sequentially, from the basics to the more challenging
  • Step-by-step explanation, description and examples
  • Plenty of student activities integrated throughout
  • A wealth of current Australian material in the form of maps, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and statistics
  • Examples chosen from across all States
  • Information and Communication Technologies incorporated and integrated throughout.
Student CD
  • Electronic version of the book on CD
  • Companion website on CD
  • Student Checklists
Target audience
Suitable for years 7-10.
Table of contents
  • Chapter 1: Learning to learn in geography
  • Chapter 2: The essentials of maps
  • Chapter 3: Working with maps
  • Chapter 4: Working with topographic maps
  • Chapter 5: The weather map
  • Chapter 6: Statistics and graphs
  • Chapter 7: Working with diagrams
  • Chapter 8: Photographs
  • Chapter 9: Fieldwork
  • Chapter 10: More map skills
  • Chapter 11: More graphs and statistics
  • Chapter 12: Satellite imager
  • Chapter 13: Geography and technology
  • Chapter 14: Topographic map extracts