This digital Geography text book is designed for Year 9 students in the Middle School, with the focus on geographical connections. There is a significant coverage of various human connections at local, regional, national and international (global) scales. As well as traditional map, graph and chart skills, there are new methods of quantitative analysis in the logistics section. The book also introduces new social skills such as telemarketing role play. It complies with the requirements of the new National Curriculum, emphasizing the two main strands (Knowledge and Understanding; Inquiry and Skills) whilst addressing the cross curriculum priorities.
The book offers students and teachers a range of interesting geographical topics whilst using 21st Century learning experiences. Activities are designed to promote inquiry learning and encourage team and collaborative investigation. There are also a number of revision questions and an interactive review quiz at the end of the chapter.