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Jacaranda Atlas Sixth Edition - Virtual Fieldwork. The Jacaranda Atlas Sixth Edition includes ten virtual fieldwork interactive programs on the CD-ROM.

Jacaranda Atlas Sixth Edition - Virtual Fieldwork

Antarctica - What is it like in Antarctica? Banda Aceh - What are the impacts of a tsunami? Kakadu - How is Kakadu National Park managed? Mexico City Melbourne Docklands - How has Melbourne Docklands changed? Murray-Darling New Orleans - What are the impacts of a hurricane? Visit these locations and investigate the issue by: exploring the plethora of data, photos, maps and drawings completing interactive activities taking virtual tours viewing video footage.

Take notes in your fieldwork journal along the way to export to your word processed report. Geospatial skills grid (34 KB) PDF. Jacaranda Atlas Sixth Edition - Atlas Features. Atlas FeaturesLesson PlannerStatistical databaseAtlas GamesVirtual FieldworkDownloadable Maps Downloadable Maps.

Jacaranda Atlas Sixth Edition - Atlas Features

8 ways Magna Carta still affects life in 2015. Magna Carta had a dual impact on the British Empire and its successor, the Commonwealth of Nations.

8 ways Magna Carta still affects life in 2015

It was used by British administrators, colonists and merchants to justify the nation's imperial ambitions but its legacy has also been invoked by Indigenous people and colonial subjects in their pursuit of justice and independence. Britain's early overseas ambitions were mercantile and chartered companies like the East India Company and the Hudson's Bay Company were granted monopolies by royal decree.

This upset other British merchants, who in 1690 asserted that the right to free commerce granted by Magna Carta should also apply in the colonies. According to historian Zoe Laidlaw, from the 18th century onwards, "it was expatriate Britons and their descendants, not the imperial government, who asserted rights under Magna Carta". In 1840, the British Crown and Maori chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, which guaranteed the Maori their "land, rights and privileges". KS3 Bitesize Geography - Development : Activity.

The Trading Game. 1.

The Trading Game

Divide the class into small groups and set up the game.Tell students that they will participate in a hypothetical trading game. Divide the class into five groups and assign each group one of the following countries: United Kingdom, China, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, and Ghana. List the following exports and their values on the board for reference during trading: Gold—5 points per unitOil—4 points per unitLumber—3 points per unitElectronics—2 points per unitCoffee—1 point per unit Provide each group with a random set of approximately ten trading cards from the handout. 2. 3.

WORLD SITUATION: The world is running out of oil, making oil extremely rare and much more expensive.OUTCOME: The worth of oil increases by two points. Update the point system on the board to reflect the increase in points per unit for oil. 4. 5. WORLD SITUATION: Ghana learns to make counterfeit electronics, making its electronics cheaper.OUTCOME: Ghana takes one electronic unit from each country. 6. KS3 Bitesize Geography - Globalisation and global trade : Activity. EAT - STA Travel Australia. LEARN - STA Travel Australia. MOVE - STA Travel Australia. Sustainable tourism. Transcript.

Sustainable tourism

Visit Dubbo and help Jo make a tourist information website. Create and view beautifully informative animated maps, for free! Stats for Country Grouping: Densely populated countries. Pie charts Citation "Stats for Country Grouping: Densely populated countries", NationMaster.

Stats for Country Grouping: Densely populated countries

Retrieved from. NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive. Australian Bureau of Statistics. ABS Spotlight : Spotlight. Stats for Country Grouping: Densely populated countries. Choose Your Own Statistics. Taming the Australian desert. What are child rights? The Story of Human Rights. The Story of Our Freedom - Magna Carta and its human rights legacy. Historical Refugee Data. Refugee camp in your world : Médecins Sans Frontières. Nauru Report. Fish stocks: three points of view. Resort rescue: fresh water use. Homelessness: three points of view.

Facts: Water. Water 1 in 10 people lack access to safe water Sanitation 1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet Women & Children Women and children spend 125 million hours each day collecting water Disease.

Facts: Water

Would You? Water & Sanitation. Clean water saves lives.

Water & Sanitation

Water is life. When water is unsafe and sanitation non-existent, water can kill. Globally, waterborne illnesses are a leading cause of death for children under five, killing nearly 1,000 children every day. UNICEF works in more than 100 countries to improve access to safe water and sanitation facilities. Whether by restoring access to clean water after a disaster or promoting safe hygiene practices in schools and communities, UNICEF is on the ground helping children in need.

Since 1990, thanks to the work of UNICEF and its partners, some 2.6 billion people have gained access to clean drinking water. 100 People: A World Portrait. TeachUNICEF. Refugee kids adapt to Australia. 00:00:00:00NATHAN BAZLEY:Australia is known as a multicultural country because people from all over the world come here to live.

Refugee kids adapt to Australia

For refugees who now call Australia home it's a fresh start, but it's also a big adjustment. Matt takes a look at a program helping a group of African boys to find their feet.00:00:20:17MATTHEW HOLBROOK:If heights aren't your thing, look away now. This might look like great fun to you or maybe the idea of leaping into nothing scares you silly. Nike Sweatshops. Wind farm: pros and cons. GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! English Vocabulary. Resort rescue: coastal protection. BBC Bitesize - KS3 Geography - Coastal processes - Activity.