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Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print

Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print

Jill Price, Cathy Bedson, Jane Wilson, Elyse Chora, Kingsley Head, Marilyn Wiber, Denise Miles, Alistair Purser, Cleo Westhorpe, Kerry Bainbridge, Pat Beeson

ISBN: 978-0-730-33315-9

Feb 2017, Jacaranda

192 pages

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How to use the Jacaranda Geography Alive resource suite vi

Acknowledgements x

TOpIC 1 The world of Geography 2

1.1 Overview 2

1.2 Geographical concepts 4

1.3 Review 12

Unit 1 BIOMES AND FOOD SECURITY

TOpIC 2 All the world is a biome 16

2.1 Overview 16

2.2 SkillBuilder: Describing spatial relationships in thematic maps 18

2.3 What is a biome? 18

2.4 How do we use the grassland biome? 21

2.5 What are coastal wetlands? 23

2.6 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing a transect on a topographic map 25

2.7 Why are coral reefs unique? 25

2.8 What are Australia’s major biomes? 28

2.9 Why are biomes different? 30

2.10 How do we protect biomes? 33

2.11 Review 33

TOpIC 3 How can we feed the world? 34

3.1 Overview 34

3.2 How can we feed the world? 36

3.3 What does the world eat? 38

3.4 How does traditional agriculture produce food? 40

3.5 How did Indigenous people achieve food security? 43

3.6 SkillBuilder: Constructing ternary graphs 46

3.7 How have we increased our food? 46

3.8 How are biomes modified for agriculture? 49

3.9 How is food produced in Australia? 51

3.10 What does a farming area look like? 54

3.11 SkillBuilder: Describing patterns and correlations on a topographic map 56

3.12 Why is rice an important food crop? 56

3.13 Why is cacao a special food crop? 60

3.14 Daly River: a sustainable ecosystem? 61

3.15 How can aquaculture improve food security for Indigenous people? 61

3.16 Review 61

TOpIC 4 What are the impacts of feeding our world? 62

4.1 Overview 62

4.2 How does producing food affect biomes? 64

4.3 Where have all the trees gone? 66

4.4 SkillBuilder: GIS — deconstructing a map 68

4.5 Paper profi ts, global losses? 68

4.6 Should we farm fish? 68

4.7 SkillBuilder: Interpreting a geographical cartoon 73

4.8 How do we lose land? 73

4.9 Irrigation: success or failure? 75

4.10 Does farming use too much water? 77

4.11 Why is global biodiversity diminishing? 77

4.12 Does farming cause global warming? 79

4.13 Review 79

TOpIC 5 Are we devouring our future? 80

5.1 Overview 80

5.2 Who’s not hungry? 82

5.3 Who is hungry? 84

5.4 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing complex choropleth maps 86

5.5 How does a famine develop? 86

5.6 Will land loss lead to food shortages? 86

5.7 SkillBuilder: Interpreting satellite images to show change over time 90

5.8 Are we running dry? 91

5.9 Climate change: freeze or fry? 93

5.10 Why is food being wasted? 95

5.11 Review 95

Topic 6 2050 — food shortage or surplus? 96

6.1 Overview 96

6.2 Can we feed the future world population? 98

6.3 Can we improve food production? 100

6.4 What food aid occurs at a global scale? 104

6.5 SkillBuilder: Constructing a box scattergram 106

6.6 Do Australians need food aid? 106

6.7 Is trade fair? 109

6.8 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing proportional circles on maps 111

6.9 How do dietary changes affect food supply? 111

6.10 Can urban farms feed people? 113

6.11 Review 115

TOPIC 7 Geographical inquiry: Biomes and food security 116

7.1 Overview 116

7.2 Process 116

7.3 Review 117

Unit 2 GEOGRAPHIES OF INTERCONNECTIONS

TOPIC 8 How do we connect with places? 120

8.1 Overview 120

8.2 How do we ‘see’ places? 122

8.3 SkillBuilder: Interpreting topological maps 124

8.4 How do we move around our spaces? 124

8.5 What does our land mean to us? 124

8.6 How do places change? 127

8.7 How do we access places? 129

8.8 To walk or not to walk? 133

8.9 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing isoline maps 136

8.10 Are we all on an equal footing? 137

8.11 How do we connect with the world? 139

8.12 Review 139

Topic 9 Tourists on the move 140

9.1 Overview 140

9.2 What is tourism? 142

9.3 Who goes where? 146

9.4 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing a doughnut chart 148

9.5 Who comes and goes in Australia? 148

9.6 SkillBuilder: Creating a survey 151

9.7 SkillBuilder: Describing divergence graphs 151

9.8 What are the impacts of tourism? 152

9.9 What can we learn from our travels? 154

9.10 Are zoos and aquariums eco-friendly? 155

9.11 What is cultural tourism? 156

9.12 Is sport a new tourist destination? 159

9.13 Review 161

Topic 10 Buy, swap, sell and give 162

10.1 Overview 162

10.2 How does trade connect us? 164

10.3 How does trade connect Australia with the world? 166

10.4 How is food traded around the world? 170

10.5 SkillBuilder: Constructing multiple line and cumulative line graphs 173

10.6 How has the international automotive trade changed? 173

10.7 Are global players altering the industrial landscape? 176

10.8 Why is fair trade important? 178

10.9 Why does Australia give foreign aid? 180

10.10 Why is the illegal wildlife trade a cause for concern? 182

10.11 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing a flow map 183

10.12 Review 183

Topic 11 For better or worse? 184

11.1 Overview 184

11.2 How do you communicate? 186

11.3 Who has access to technology? 188

11.4 What are the consequences of unequal access? 190

11.5 How has technology improved lives in developing countries? 192

11.6 What are the impacts of e-waste production and consumption in China? 194

11.7 How are e-wastes managed? 197

11.8 SkillBuilder: Constructing a table of data for a GIS 202

11.9 How does e-cycling work? 202

11.10 How can you reduce your consumption? 202

11.11 SkillBuilder: Using advanced survey techniques — interviews 205

11.12 Review 205

Topic 12 Fieldwork inquiry: What are the effects of travel in the local community? 206

12.1 Overview 206

12.2 Process 206

12.3 Review 207

Glossary 208

Index 211