Student Book + obook/assess
Oxford Big Ideas Geography | History Australian Curriculum provides complete coverage of Australian Curriculum: Geography and Australian Curriculum: History across Years 7 to 10. Each level is packaged in a way that:
supports the full delivery of all course content within the available class time
enables teachers to adopt a semesterised approach or deliver discrete year-long courses
provides interim Civics & Citizenship and Commerce units for schools (in digital format only), until final ACARA syllabus is released.
The obook is a cloud-based web-book available anywhere, anytime, on any device, navigated by topic or by ‘page view’. assess is an indispensable online assessment tool, explicitly mapped to the Australian Curriculum that drives student progress through tailored instruction. As well as containing the student text and study tools, this obook offers virtual case studies including interactive maps, videos and other interactives.
The geographer’s toolkit – concepts and skills
Unit 1 Environmental change and management
Chapter 1 Changing and managing the environment
1.1 How do human activities affect the environment?
1.2 How do people change and manage the land?
1.3 How do people change and manage fresh water?
Chapter 2 Coastal change and management
2.1 How is the coastal environment changing?
2.2 How can coastal changes be managed?
2.3 How can geographers help to manage coastal changes?
Unit 2 Geographies of human wellbeing
Chapter 3 An unequal world
3.1 How does wellbeing vary around the world?
3.2 How does wellbeing vary within countries?
Chapter 4 Inequalities in wellbeing
4.1 How does the natural environment cause inequality?
4.2 How do human activities cause inequality?
Chapter 5 Improving human wellbeing
5.1 How can we improve wellbeing?
5.2 Who is working to improve wellbeing?
The historian’s toolkit – concepts and skills
Overview 1 World War II
Depth study 1 World War II
Chapter 6 World War II
World War II: a timeline
6.1 What were the causes of World War II and what course did it take?
6.2 What were some of the most significant events of World War II?
6.3 How did the events of World War II affect the lives of Australians and Australia’s international relationships?
Overview 2 Rights and freedoms
Depth study 2 Rights and freedoms
Chapter 7 Rights and freedoms
Rights and freedoms: a timeline
7.1 How have Indigenous peoples in Australia struggled for rights and freedoms?
7.2 How have Indigenous peoples in Australia achieved change and what were some of the significant events that influenced this change?
7.3 In what ways do activists continue to struggle for civil rights and freedoms in Australia and around the world?
Overview 3 The globalising world
Depth study 3 The globalising world
Chapter 8 Popular culture
Popular culture: a timeline
8.1 What was the nature of popular culture in Australia at the end of World War II?
8.2 What developments in popular culture most affected Australia after World War lI?
8.3 How have the Australian music, film and television industries changed in Australia?
8.4 What has Australia contributed to international popular culture?
Chapter 9 Migration experiences
Migration experiences: a timeline
9.1 How have key events influenced migration to Australia since World War II?
9.2 How have government immigration policies changed?
9.3 How did the Vietnam War affect migration to Australia?
9.4 How has migration shaped Australia’s identity and global relationships?
o The environment movement
1 1 How and why did the environment movement develop?
2 Why did the events of the 20th century lead to growing environmental awareness?
3 How did events and campaigns contribute to the growth of the environment movement in Australia and overseas?
4 How have governments and international organisations responded to environmental threats?
Series: Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History
Primary / High School
For Grades: 10
Single Pack of 1 or more items
Published: 24th March 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Weight (kg): 1.45