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Achieve! Geography - Global Issues

Achieve! Geography - Global Issues


 
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Resource Type: Secondary Teacher Resource Subject: Geography
School Level: Junior, Middle Secondary Years 7-10

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Product Code: 9781921403156

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Achieve! Geography - Global Issues provides a range of tasks that investigate key concepts to do with the environmental and social issues throughout the world. It explores global trends such as population growth and migration, and includes case studies such as the effects of farming on the African savannah.

The CD contains all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of illustrations that can be used for other work sheets. These files can be easily edited to suit the needs of students and the curriculum requirements of your state.

Chapters and topics in this book:

Density and distribution
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Where in the world?
- Where do we live?
- Recording findings
- You decide!

Migration
- A new life
- Where and why
- Population
- Families
- Working families

Resources
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What are resources?
- Using resources
- Fossil fuels
- Using electricity
- Using water

Sustainable development
- Pollution
- Land, sea and air
- Wind and sun
- Saving energy
- Recycling waste


What is an ecosystem?
- Nature takes over
- Nature takes over - recording details
- From first to last
- Food chains
- Food webs

Ecosystems, energy and food
- Energy and the food chain
- Energy food diagram
- Food from the soil
- Large ecosystems

Mangrove forests
- Parts of the forest
- Locating mangroves
- Changing landscapes
- Face file: mangrove forests
- Letters to the editor

Savannah (tropical grassland)
- Grasslands
- Trees and plants
- Dry and wet
- Farming on the grasslands
- From grassland to desert

The rainforest system
- Inside the rainforest
- The rainforest cycle
- Question setting
- Rainforest people
- Problems

Deforestation and global warming
- Where the forest is cleared
- Finding some answers
- Global warmings
- Further changes

Assessment Sheet.
While very suitable for the regular classroom, each of the Achieve! series of Geography titles have been written at a literacy level that makes the pages appropriate for secondary students who, because of poor literacy skills, struggle to comprehend regular classroom materials.

Each title in this series comes with a CD that contains all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of illustrations that can be used for other work sheets. These files can be easily edited to suit the needs of students and the curriculum requirements of your state.

There are 4 titles in the Achieve! Geography series:

- Physical Processes
- Sustainable Development
- Rivers: from Source to Sea
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Global Issues

Other Achieve! series available:
- Achieve! Science
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Achieve! English
- Achieve! Design and Materials Technology

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