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People and Places in the Pacific

People and Places in the Pacific

PNG Dept of Ed

ISBN: 978-0-701-62699-0

Aug 1991

72 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

YEARS 7 - 10

This book People and Places in the Pacific is the second term's work of the Grade 9 Provincial High School Social Science course.  It is the third topic dealing with the theme of people and the environment in the course from Grade 7 through to Grade 10.  The book provides the core learning material for the topic and a supporting set of teaching notes is available.  These notes advise teachers on how to make the best use of the book as a resource and as a stimulus to individual innovation.

The book provides material which integrates the presentation of information, the development of ideas and concepts, the reinforcement of acquired knowledge and skills and the application of particular Social Science skills.  The book also stimulates an enquiring and critical approach, encourages the making of value judgements and fosters positive attitudes.

Chapter 1: THE PACIFIC REGION
Locating places in the Pacific
Places of the Pacific
The people of the Pacific
Land use in the Pacific

Chapter 2: THE LAND AND THE SEA
Building the Land
Shaping the Land

Chapter 3: CLIMATE AND ITS EFFECTS
What makes climates different?

Chapter 4: VEGETATION
Natural vegetation
How people affect the natural vegetation

Chapter 5: THE PEOPLE OF THE PACIFIC REGION
Where people live
Where people came from
Different types of people
Different cultures

Chapter 6: AUSTRALIA
The physical environment
The human environment
Australia today

Chapter 7: JAPAN
The physical environment
The human environment
Japan today

Chapter 8: FIJI
The physical environment
The human environment
Fiji today