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Jacaranda Geography Alive 7 Victorian Curriculum, 2nd Edition learnON & Print
This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Victorian Curriculum for Geography. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the powerful digital learning platform making learning personalised and visible for both students and teachers.

The latest editions of Jacaranda Geography Alive Victorian Curriculum series include these key features:

  • teachON – video lessons by Victoria’s best teachers, teaching advice and lesson plans
  • learnON – our most powerful digital learning platform
    • An immersive digital platform in which students and teachers are connected
    • Rich media to engage and inspire
    • Immediate, corrective feedback for students and an in-built testmaker for teachers to create assignments from a large pool of questions for immediate, spaced and mixed practice.
    • Results reported against skills and content allow unmatched visibility of students’ progress.
  • Thinking Big research projects – creative, imaginative, collaborative activities
  • SkillBuilders – Tell me, Show me, Let me do it!

For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs.

To complement the Geography Alive series, Jacaranda myWorld Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7–10.

How to use the Jacaranda Humanities Alive resource suite viii

Acknowledgements xi

1 Geographical skills and concepts 1

1.1 Overview 1

1.2 The world of Geography 2

1.3 Concepts and skills used in Geography 5

1.4 Review online only

Unit 1 Water in the World 13

2 Our precious environmental resources 14

2.1 Overview 14

2.2 Environmental resources 15

2.3 Non-renewable energy in Australia and the world 20

2.4 SkillBuilder: Constructing a pie graph online only

2.5 Water as a resource 25

2.6 SkillBuilder: Annotating a photograph online only

2.7 Groundwater as a resource 28

2.8 Thinking Big research project: The Great Artesian Basin online only

2.9 Reviewonline only

3 Water use and management in the world 37

3.1 Overview 37

3.2 Water in the world 38

3.3 Australia’s climate and how it affects water availability 44

3.4 SkillBuilder: How to read a map online only

3.5 How do people use water? 47

3.6 SkillBuilder: Drawing a line graph online only

3.7 Does everyone have enough water?  54

3.8 Virtual water 64

3.9 How can water be managed? 67

3.10 Thinking Big research project: Desalination plant advertising online only

3.11 Review online only

4 Water variability and its impacts 77

4.1 Overview 77

4.2 Weather and climate 78

4.3 SkillBuilder: Reading a weather map online only

4.4 Natural hazards and natural disasters 82

4.5 Drought in Australia 84

4.6 Managing dry periods to reduce the impacts of drought 89

4.7 Bushfires in Australia 94

4.8 Floods and floodplains 98

4.9 Managing the impacts of floods 104

4.10 SkillBuilder: Interpreting diagrams online only

4.11 Thinking Big research project: Water access comparison online only

4.12 Review online only

5 Natural hazards and extreme events 110

5.1 Overview 110

5.2 Why does the wind blow? 111

5.3 SkillBuilder: Cardinal points: wind roses online only

5.4 Cyclones 118

5.5 Thunderstorms 127

5.6 SkillBuilder: Creating a simple column or bar graph online only

5.7 Typhoons in Asia 133

5.8 The impact of tornadoes on people and the environment 135

5.9 When water turns to ice and snow 142

5.10 Responding to extreme weather events 148

5.11 Thinking Big research project: Weather hazard documentary online only

5.12 Review online only

Fieldwork inquiry: What is the water quality of my local catchment? online only

Unit 2 Place and Liveability 153

6 Choosing a place to live 154

6.1 Overview 154

6.2 A sense of place 155

6.3 Why people live in certain places 158

6.4 Where do you live and why?  161

6.5 Australians living in remote places 164

6.6 SkillBuilder: Using topographic maps online only

6.7 ‘Lifestyle’ places 172

6.8 Liveable places in Australia 178

6.9 SkillBuilder: Creating a concept diagram online only

6.10 Thinking Big research project: Harmony Week presentation online only

6.11 Review online only

7 A world of people and places 187

7.1 Overview 187

7.2 Why we live where we do 188

7.3 SkillBuilder: Understanding satellite images online only

7.4 Growth cities in Australia 191

7.5 SkillBuilder: Using alphanumeric grid references online only

7.6 Life in a country town 194

7.7 Seasonal places 197

7.8 Places of change 200

7.9 Isolated settlements 206

7.10 A nomadic way of life 208

7.11 India, past and present 212

7.12 Thinking Big research project: Investigating change over time online only

7.13 Review online only

8 Liveable places 223

8.1 Overview 223

8.2 Defining liveability 224

8.3 Where are the most liveable cities?  227

8.4 SkillBuilder: Drawing a climate graph online only

8.5 Melbourne — a liveable city 231

8.6 Liveability and sustainable living 234

8.7 Less liveable cities 236

8.8 Improving liveability 243

8.9 Liveable communities and me 249

8.10 SkillBuilder: Creating and analysing overlay maps online only

8.11 Thinking Big research project: Liveable cities investigation and oral presentation online only

8.12 Review online only

Geographical inquiry: What is my place like? online only

Glossary 258

Index 262