09 September 2013

View samples of the book here: Map Skills sample | GIS sample

Still struggling with mapwork?

Not getting the gist of GIS?

CAPS requirements getting you down?

Macmillan has the solution.

Price: R 135.95
ISBN: 9781431026845

Congratulations to Tiffany Callaghan, our lucky winner of the tablet!


Solutions for all Map Skills is an exciting, CAPS-aligned guide for Geography learners in Grades 10, 11 and 12. Its content has been developed by teachers and trainers who have an intimate knowledge of learners’ difficulties when dealing with the geographical skills and techniques section in the CAPS curriculum. It covers:

  • Mapwork skills and techniques
  • 1:50 000 topographic maps
  • Aerial photographs
  • Orthophoto maps
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Atlas use
  • Fieldwork.

For each of these aspects, Solutions for all Map Skills provides learners with:

  • a simple definition of what the topic is or what the topic is about
  • clear, step-by-step explanation of how to master the skills associated with the topic
  • useful tips
  • plenty of exercises to practise these skills
  • opportunities to apply and integrate map skills with the Geography topics stated in the CAPS curriculum
  • a selection of grade-specific assessment questions
  • the ability to tackle the mapwork paper in the exam with absolute self-confidence.

Solutions for all Map Skills includes a CD containing GIS materials, maps and photos that support the learning materials in the book.

View the Contents pages of this book here.

View samples of the book here: Map Skills sample | GIS sample

Available: January 2014. Place your orders now! Contact Marinda Louw (louwm@macmillan.co.za) with any queries.
If you place an order this year, we will make a read-only copy of the book available to you, by email, before the end of the year.
That will enable you to make sure that this is the appropriate book for your learners!
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