National Surfing Earth & Environmental Science 4

  • David Heffernan, Rob Mahon
  • Science Press
  • 2016
  • ISBN: 9780855836917

RRP: $49.95 (Inc. GST)


Each book in the Surfing series contains a summary, with occasional more detailed sections, of all the mandatory parts of the syllabus, along with questions and answers.
All types of questions – multiple choice, short response, structured response and free response – are provided.
Questions are written in exam style so that you will become familiar with the concepts of the topic and answering questions in the required way.
Answers to all questions are included.
A topic test at the end of the book contains an extensive set of summary questions. These cover every aspect of the topic, and are useful for revision and exam practice.

Table of Contents

Words to Watch
Modelling the Earth’s Crust
1 Evidence for Plate Tectonics
2 Plate Interactions
3 Tectonic Plates – How They Move
4 Science Skills
The Cause and Impact of Earth Hazards
5 Earthquakes
6 Tsunamis
7 Volcanoes
8 Science Skills
9 Meteorological Hazards
10 Drought
11 Bushfires and Heatwaves
12 Tropical Cyclones
13 Floods
14 Storm Cells
15 Science Skills
The Cause and Impact of Global Climate Change
16 Climate change
17 The Greenhouse Effect
18 Can We Avoid Climate Change?
19 The Effects of Climate Change
20 Climate Change Through History
21 Atmospheric Circulation
22 The Global Ocean Heat Conveyor
23 El Niño and La Niña
24 Science Skills
Topic Test

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