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Humanities Alive Geography 10 & eBookPLUS
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Introduction v About eBookPLUS vii How to use this book viii Acknowledgements x CHAPTER 1 Urban development 2 1.1 Patterns in our urban world 4 1.2 Location of the world?s cities 6 1.3 The development of Melbourne 8 1.4 Melbourne?s Docklands 10 1.5 Living in Docklands 12 1.6 Living in Dubai 14 1.7 Development patterns 16 1.8 SkillBuilder: Reading and interpreting a choropleth map 18 1.9 Melbourne in the year 2030 20 1.10 Melbourne?s rural?urban fringe 22 1.11 WestWyck ? sustainable urban development 26 1.12 City rivers ? the Yarra 28 Check and challenge 30 Thinking about 32 ICT activities 34 CHAPTER 2 Helping the developing world 36 2.1 A fair world 38 2.2 Nature ? friend or foe? 40 2.3 Towards a better world 42 2.4 SkillBuilder: Creating a population pyramid 46 2.5 The United Nations 48 2.6 AusAID 50 2.7 Many hands, single hands 52 2.8 Boosting economies 54 2.9 Environmental sustainability 56 2.10 ?Haves? and ?have nots? at home 58 Check and challenge 60 Thinking about 62 ICT activities 64 CHAPTER 3 Threatened environments 66 3.1 What is land degradation? 68 3.2 Why does land degrade? 72 3.3 Soil erosion 74 3.4 Too much salt! 76 3.5 Salinity of the Murray?Darling Basin 78 3.6 Managing Saltbush Farm 80 3.7 SkillBuilder: Developing an environmental management plan 84 3.8 The Three Gorges Dam 86 3.9 Fieldwork: Managing school environments 90 3.10 Platypus conservation 92 3.11 A charter for our Earth? 94 Check and challenge 96 Thinking about 98 ICT activities 100 CHAPTER 4 Global warming and climate change 102 4.1 Nature?s way ? our climate 104 4.2 Hot and cold 108 4.3 Our globe is warming 110 4.4 Living in a greenhouse 112 4.5 Global warmers 114 4.6 SkillBuilder: Comparing choropleth maps 116 4.7 Consequences of global warming 118 4.8 Slowing global warming 120 4.9 Taking action 122 Check and challenge 124 Thinking about 126 ICT activities 128 Glossary 130 Index 132

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