Author(s): Jane Evans & Cheryl Osborne
Geography 2.4 3rd edition covers all the skills (thinking, practical and valuing) and key geographic concepts needed to help Year 12 students prepare for Geography Achievement Standard 2.4 (Apply concepts and geographic skills to demonstrate 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. This new edition has been revised to align with the New Zealand Curriculum 2007 and the realigned Achievement Standard 2.4. The book has a new 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.
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.
1 Introduction to Geography -- 2 Revision of basic skills -- 3 Statistical and visual techniques in Geography -- 4 Fieldwork skills -- 5 Skills at a global scale -- 6 Skills at a continental scale -- 7 Skills at a national scale -- 8 Skills at a local scale -- Maps & Answers (in centre of book).