Geography 2.4 4th edition covers all the skills (thinking, practical and valuing) and geography concepts needed to help Year 12 students prepare for Geography Achievement Standard 2.4 (Apply geography concepts and geographical skills to demonstrate an understanding of a given environment), as well as 2.5 (Conduct geographic research, with direction) and 2.7 (Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale).
All the skills listed in the ‘Teaching and Learning Guidelines’ are covered in this edition.
- Key Geographic Concepts
- Basic Skills: global and topographical mapping skills
- Statistical and visual techniques in Geography
- Constructing and interpreting graphs, maps and tables
- Analysing and interpreting data
- Making value judgements
- Global and local issues: whaling, Antarctica, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Samoa, coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, Franz Josef Glacier
The book has an assortment of full colour maps, a pull-out answer section, and a wide range of activities that develop the skills and ideas of Geography in a variety of interesting contexts
Thoroughly updated plus two new case studies: The Pacific Garbage Patch and Coral Bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef.
- Geography 1.4 (ISBN 9780947496395)
- Geography 3.4 (ISBN 9780947496418)
Jane Evans is HOF Social Sciences at Takapuna Grammar School in Auckland.
Cheryl Osborne taught Geography in NZ for 15 years before moving overseas. She is currently HOF Individuals and Societies at Discovery College in Hong Kong.