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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

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