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Jacaranda Geography Alive 9 AC 2e learnON & Print
This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for Geography.

The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. With learnON, students enjoy:

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  • interactive questions for every topic, with feedback for every question
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For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs—no separate eGuide purchase is required.

To complement the Geography Alive series, Jacaranda Atlas 9e and MyWorld Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7-10.


Contents

How to use the Jacaranda Geography Alive resource suite  vii

Acknowledgements xi

1 The World of Geography 1

1.1 Overview 1

1.2 Geographical concepts 3

1.3 Review 11

Unit 1 Biomes and Food Security 13

2 All the World Is A Biome 15

2.1 Overview  15

2.2 SkillBuilder: Describing spatial relationships in thematic maps 16

2.3 What is a biome? 17

2.4 How do we use the grassland biome? 20

2.5 What are coastal wetlands? 22

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?

2.11 Review

3 How Can We Feed the World? 36

3.1 Overview  36

3.2 How can we feed the world? 37

3.3 What does the world eat? 40

3.4 How does traditional agriculture produce food?  43

3.5 How did Indigenous Australian peoples achieve food security? 46

3.6 SkillBuilder: Constructing ternary graphs 46

3.7 How have we increased our food? 50

3.8 How are biomes modified for agriculture? 53

3.9 How is food produced in Australia?  55

3.10 What does a farming area look like? 59

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

3.12 Why is rice an important food crop? 62

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 Australian peoples? 61

3.16 Review 61

4 What are the Impacts of Feeding our World? 67

4.1 Overview 67

4.2 How does producing food affect biomes? 68

4.3 Where have all the trees gone? 70

4.4 SkillBuilder: GIS — deconstructing a map 68

4.5 Paper profits, global losses? 68

4.6 Should we farm fish? 74

4.7 SkillBuilder: Interpreting a geographical cartoon  73

4.8 How do we lose land? 80

4.9 Irrigation: success or failure 82

4.10 Does farming use too much water? 77

4.11 Why is global biodiversity diminishing? 84

4.12 Does farming cause global warming? 79

4.13 Review 79

5 Are We Devouring Our Future? 88

5.1 Overview  88

5.2 Who’s not hungry? 89

5.3 Who is hungry? 92

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? 95

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

5.8 Are we running dry?  100

5.9 Climate change: freeze or fry? 103

5.10 Why is food being wasted? 95

5.11 Review 95

6 2050 — Food Shortage or Surplus? 107

6.1 Overview  107

6.2 Can we feed the future world population? 108

6.3 Can we improve food production? 111

6.4 What food aid occurs at a global scale? 115

6.5 SkillBuilder: Constructing a box scattergram 106

6.6 Do Australians need food aid? 118

6.7 Is trade fair? 121

6.8 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing proportional circles on maps 111

6.9 How do dietary changes affect food supply? 124

6.10 Can urban farms feed people? 126

6.11 Review 115

7 Geographical Inquiry: Biomes and Food Security 130

7.1 Overview 130

7.2 Process 131

7.3 Review 132

Unit 2 Geographies pf Interconnections 133

8 How do we Connect With Places? 135

8.1 Overview  135

8.2 How do we ‘see’ places? 136

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? 139

8.6 How do places change? 142

8.7 How do we access places? 144

8.8 To walk or not to walk? 149

8.9 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing isoline maps 136

8.10 Are we all on an equal footing? 153

8.11 How do we connect with the world? 139

8.12 Review 139

9 Tourists on The Move 158

9.1 Overview. 158

9.2 What is tourism? 159

9.3 Who goes where? 164

9.4 SkillBuilder: Constructing and describing a doughnut chart 148

9.5 Who comes and goes in Australia? 167

9.6 SkillBuilder: Creating a survey 151

9.7 SkillBuilder: Describing divergence graphs 151

9.8 What are the impacts of tourism? 171

9.9 What can we learn from our travels? 174

9.10 Are zoos and aquariums eco-friendly? 155

9.11 What is cultural tourism? 176

9.12 Is sport a new tourist destination? 179

9.13 Review 161

10 Buy, Swap, Sell and Give 183

10.1 Overview. 183

10.2 How does trade connect us? 184

10.3 How does trade connect Australia with the world? 187

10.4 How is food traded around the world? 191

10.5 SkillBuilder: Constructing multiple line and cumulative line graphs 173

10.6 How has the international automotive trade changed? 195

10.7 Are global players altering the industrial landscape? 198

10.8 Why is fair trade important? 200

10.9 Why does Australia give foreign aid? 203

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

11 For Better or Worse? 208

11.1 Overview  208

11.2 How do you communicate? 209

11.3 Who has access to technology? 212

11.4 What are the consequences of unequal access? 214

11.5 How has technology improved lives in developing countries? 217

11.6 What are the impacts of e-waste production and consumption in China? 219

11.7 How are e-wastes managed? 223

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? 228

11.11 SkillBuilder: Using advanced survey techniques — interviews 205

11.12 Review 205

12 Fieldwork Inquiry: What are the Effects of Travel In The Local Community? 232

12.1 Overview 232

12.2 Process 233

12.3 Review 234

Glossary 235

Index 239