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Geography Fieldwork UnlockedGeography Fieldwork Unlocked (Coming soon)

Geography Fieldwork Unlocked features 34 inquiry-based fieldwork activities developed by a team of experienced Geography educators.

Key features:

  • Section 1 of the book introduces the reader to inquiry-based fieldwork. It provides guidance in developing fieldwork action plans, research methodologies, and data collection tools and approaches as well as guidance on the presentation and communication of fieldwork findings.
  • Section 2 features nine fieldwork activities for primary students (Years F/K–6). Each of these activities has been designed to develop students’ conceptual understanding and the skills associated with inquiry-based learning.
  • Section 3 showcases 25 fieldwork activities aligned to the topics studied by students in Years 7–10.
  • Each fieldwork activity is framed by one or more inquiry questions. They also feature: a statement of expected learning; a list of the equipment needed to successfully complete each fieldwork activity; a short introduction; background information that contextualises student learning; pre-fieldwork activities; and detailed step-by-step instructions on how to complete each fieldwork task.

Cost: $49.95 each + postage

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Geography Skills UnlockedGeography Skills Unlocked — Revised edition

Geography Skills Unlocked is a skills book for Australian secondary schools.

Key features:

  • Contents aligned to the inquiry and skills-based requirements of Australian Curriculum: Geography
  • An engaging, easy to navigate design
  • A student friendly approach with step-by-step explanations, descriptions and worked examples
  • A focus on emerging technologies used to gather, analyse and present geographical data
  • GeoSkills and GeoInquiry activities that scaffold student learning
  • A wealth of stimulus material including a diverse range of maps, graphs, aerial photographs, satellite images, diagrams and photographs
  • Examples drawn from each Australian state and territory with additional international material
  • Key terms explained in embedded glossary boxes

Geography Skills Unlocked is published by the Australian Geography Teachers Association and written by a team of experienced Geography teachers.

Cost: $39.95 each + postage

>> Submit order — Please contact the GTA NSW office on 02 9716 0378 or via email at gta.admin@ptc.nsw.edu.au for orders of over 8 copies.
>> Download Answers to Geography Skills Unlocked Questions (81.2MB PDF)

Geography Literacy UnlockedGeography Literacy Unlocked

Geography Literacy Unlocked has been written for secondary geography students seeking to improve their literacy skills. It includes a focus on written, visual and oral literacy.

Geography Literacy Unlocked is published by the Australian Geography Teachers Association and written by Dr Grant Kleeman. One of Australia’s leading geography educators.

Key features:

  • An engaging, easy-to-navigate design
  • A student-friendly approach featuring step-by-step explanations and annotated exemplars
  • A focus on the basics of effective written communication – spelling, punctuation, tense and the use of connectives
  • Descriptions of the principal text types used in geography, supported by annotated examples
  • Guidance for writers in quoting, paraphrasing, summarising and referencing the work of others
  • A focus on the responsible use of social media
  • A comprehensive coverage of the principal forms of visual and oral texts students encounter in geography
  • Templates or scaffolds to support the interpretative skills students are expected to demonstrate.

Cost: $29.95 each + postage

>> Submit order — Please contact the GTA NSW office on 02 9716 0378 or via email at gta.admin@ptc.nsw.edu.au for orders of over 8 copies.

Study Geography BrochureStudy Geography Brochure

Designed for Year 8 – 10 students and their parents, this brochure outlines options that a study of Geography offers students including ideas about careers. The essential messages are that Geography is fun; Geography leads to a variety of careers; and Geography cultivates a unique world view. This is an essential resource for promoting a study of Geography in the junior and middle years.

Year levels: 8–10

Cost: per a set of 50 in A4 brochure format consisting of 4 pages 

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