Environmental Science Student Workbook (9781927173558)
Author: Tracey Greenwood
Curriculum: IB Diploma Programme International Baccalaureate
Dimension: 8.4 x 0.5 x 11.8 inches
Edition: 3rd Edition
Isbn 10: 1927173558
Pages: 250 pages
Release date: 06/15/2013
Series: IB Diploma Program
BIOZONE’s Environmental Science Student Workbook introduces students to the Earth’s physical and biological systems, and examines the interactions of humans with their environment.
This edition includes a wealth of current content and aligns the workbook to its supporting digital resources. Structured on the APES curriculum and aligned to the IB Environmental Systems and Societies, the comprehensive coverage of this text makes it highly suitable for any high school environmental science course.
Content includes the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, and in-depth coverage of energy extraction issues, pollution, and the wider environmental implications of urban development.
The ideal companion to both the APES curriculum and the IB Environmental Systems and Societies.
Varied, engaging activities provide ample opportunity for students to explore and test their knowledge and understanding.
Structure Scaffolds Learning
The workbook structure is based on developing a sound understanding of the Earth’s systems and ecology and then building on this to explore current environmental issues relating to resource use and global change.
Concept-based and Accessible
The complexities of the Earth’s geological and ecological processes are made accessible through a concept-based approach. Students progressively build knowledge and deeper understanding through the use of real-world contexts.
Clear Learning Outcomes
Learning objectives outline the knowledge and skills that students must acquire, with additional guidance as appropriate. Key concepts provide a summary of essential ideas.
Confidence in the required terminology is developed through targeted activities.
Diagrams, Illustrations and Photographs
Clear, uncomplicated diagrams, illustrations, and photographs support and reinforce the text.
These support activities where relevant and appropriate to extend learning beyond the workbook and to assist students in visualizing complex processes.
Model Answer Book
Provides suggested answers to the workbook activities. Sold separately.
Concept maps provide an overview of concepts and connections, identifying the topics to be covered within each of the four contexts (disease, medicine and technology, aging, and exercise).