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Nelson GEO7 and 8 explores geography with a fresh, new approach. This series focuses on why we study geography, what makes it important, and how it impacts us today.


Nelson GEO7 and 8

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This series is offered in a blended print and digital format. It provides 100% curriculum alignment to the 2013 Ontario Geography Curriculum. The blended print and digital Teacher’s Resource includes bonus content to extend learning. It includes links to ESRI, videos, projectable Student Book images, and the Tech Tools resource.


Key Features

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Curriculum Coverage

Aligned to the 2013 Ontario Geography Curriculum, each resource focuses on inquiry, citizenship, spatial skills, and the geographical/historical thinking concepts

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Blended Print & Digital

Each resource is available in both print and digital formats to suit a range of classroom environments

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Saves You Time

The Online Teaching Centres feature a wealth of additional content to extend learning and simplify planning


GEOGRAPHY RESOURCES

Nelson GEO7

Students explore Physical Patterns in a Changing World and Our World’s Natural Resources: Use and Sustainability in Nelson GEO7.
Authors: Graham Draper, Ethel Johnston
Advisors: Lewis French, Stephanie Giannatselis, Mark Lowry, Jonathan Rajalingam

Using This Resource
What Is Geography?
Unit 1: Physical Patterns in a Changing World
Chapter 1: Landform Patterns
Chapter 2: Changing Patterns of Climate
Chapter 3: Changing Patterns of Natural Vegetation
Chapter 4: Patterns of Rivers and Oceans
Unit 2: Our World’s Natural Resources: Use and Sustainability
Chapter 5: Our Needs and Wants and the Environment
Chapter 6: Renewable Resources
Chapter 7: Flow Resources
Chapter 8: Non-Renewable Resources

The Student Book is available in a blended print and digital format and offers:

  • 100% curriculum alignment, including: Inquiry, Geographical Thinking Concepts, Citizenship, and Spatial Skills
  • Engaging features such as:
  • Thinking Like a Geographer which introduces the Geographical Thinking Concepts: Interrelationships, Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspective, and Patterns and Trends.
  • Case Studies in every chapter, including 2 National Geographic Case Studies per unit. The Case Studies explore different places around the world and how people are responding to geographical challenges.
  • Heroes in Action which profiles young people from around the world who have taken action to improve conditions for people and the environment.

Printed Teacher’s Resource includes:

  • Unit and Lesson Planning
  • Blackline Masters
  • Access to the Online Teaching Centre

Online Teaching Centre includes:

  • Teacher’s Resource eBook
  • Projectable Student Book images
  • Videos to launch each unit
  • ESRI Canada GIS Links
  • Tech Tools Resource

The Blended Catholic Teacher’s Resource includes all of the content from the Blended Teacher’s Resource plus additional online Catholic teaching supports. Includes:

  • 17 pages of additional teaching notes, Catholic lesson plans and planning charts, links to the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations, Catholic Themes, and Anchor Concepts
  • 21 additional modifiable Blackline Masters
  • A wide variety of weblink options for each chapter to support the Catholic lessons, including websites, articles, and video/audio links

Correlations
View Nelson GEO7 correlations to the 2013 Ontario History and Geography, Grades 7-8 curriculum


Nelson GEO8

Students explore Global Settlement: Patterns and Sustainability and Global Inequalities: Economic Development and Quality of Life in Nelson GEO8.
Authors: Graham Draper, Lew French
Advisors: Lewis French, Stephanie Giannatselis, Mark Lowry, Jonathan Rajalingam

Using This Resource
What Is Geography?
Unit 1: Global Settlement: Patterns and Sustainability
Chapter 1: Population Patterns and Growth
Chapter 2: Settlements and the Environment
Chapter 3: Impacts of Settlement
Chapter 4: Making our Communities More Sustainable
Unit 2: Global Inequalities: Economic Development and Quality of Life
Chapter 5: Understanding Quality of Life
Chapter 6: Quality of Life and the Economy
Chapter 7: Challenges to Improving Quality of Life
Chapter 8: Taking Action for Global Development

The Student Book is available in a blended print and digital format and offers:

  • 100% curriculum alignment, including: Inquiry, Geographical Thinking Concepts, Citizenship, and Spatial Skills
  • Engaging features such as:
  • Thinking Like a Geographer which introduces the Geographical Thinking Concepts: Interrelationships, Spatial Significance, Geographic Perspective, and Patterns and Trends.
  • Case Studies in every chapter, including 2 National Geographic Case Studies per unit. The Case Studies explore different places around the world and how people are responding to geographical challenges.
  • Heroes in Action which profiles young people from around the world who have taken action to improve conditions for people and the environment.

Printed Teacher’s Resource includes:

  • Unit and Lesson Planning
  • Blackline Masters
  • Access to the Online Teaching Centre

Online Teaching Centre includes:

  • Teacher’s Resource eBook
  • Projectable Student Book images
  • Videos to launch each unit
  • ESRI Canada GIS Links
  • Tech Tools Resource

The Blended Catholic Teacher’s Resource includes all of the content from the Blended Teacher’s Resource plus additional online Catholic teaching supports.

Includes:

  • 17 pages of additional teaching notes, Catholic lesson plans and planning charts, links to the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations, Catholic Themes, and Anchor Concepts
  • 21 additional modifiable Blackline Masters
  • A wide variety of weblink options for each chapter to support the Catholic lessons, including websites, articles, and video/audio links

Correlations
View Nelson GEO8 correlations to the 2013 Ontario History and Geography, Grades 7-8 curriculum


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