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New Zealand Basics 1: My Country My People

By | Copyright Year:2012 | ISBN-13: 9780170217798

Published:06/10/2011
This new edition has been completely revised: full-colour design, all new layout, extra units, updated material and new photos/illustrations.

This series aims to deliver knowledge in a way that:
• is 100% user-friendly
• is accessible to all learner levels
• allows opportunity for further in-depth study of a particular topic
• allows students freedom of choice to use their own colours on the pages
• is contained in a workbook that can be kept by students as a personal record
• will equip students with the backdrop of knowledge that links to specific curricula
• encourages students to use the eight essential skills
• specified by the New Zealand Curriculum for all students across the whole curriculum throughout their years of schooling
• will instill pride in being a citizen of New Zealand.

CONTENTS

1 How much do you know already?
2 Where New Zealand is in the world
3 Distances
4 Size
5 North Island regions
6 South Island regions
7 The 'Drifting Continents' theory
8 The ‘Ring of fire’
9 Natural hazards
10 Volcanoes
11 Earthquakes
12 Floods and droughts
13 Storms
14 Tsunami
15 Landslips
16 Global warming
17 Features of the land
18 Mountains
19 Plains
20 Rivers and lakes
21 Features of the coast
22 Rocks
23 Climate
24 Population
25 Cities and towns
26 Land use
27 Cultural features on the land
28 Animals
29 Plants
30 Forests
31 Parks
32 Farming
33 Horticulture
34 Fisheries
35 Industries
36 Energy
37 Tourism
38 Biosecurity
39 Minerals
40 Exports
41 Imports
42 Resource Management Act
43 The heartland
44 Underwater New Zealand
45 Gateway to Antarctica
46 Northern tourist hotspots
47 Southern tourist hotspots
48 World-famous ski areas and beaches
49 National cycle trail
50 The value of the environment
51 Why New Zealand is special
52 Final challenge
Answers: Removable section in the centre of the book

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ruth Naumann is an experienced Social Studies teacher and the author of numerous social studies publications.

FEATURES

Full-colour design

All new layout

Extra units

Updated material

New photos/illustrations.

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