Spotlight NSW Earth & Environmental Science Modules 5 to 8

Author: David Heffernan & Rob Mahon, Publisher: Science Press

The new edition of NSW Spotlight Earth and Environmental Science feature clearly sets out content followed by a summary and exam-style questions at the end of every chapter.

The start of each chapter opens with a QR code linking students to a Quizlet study set, allowing students to interact with the chapter’s new vocabulary in a variety of ways. Activities include autogenerated tests, single player games, flashcards and more. More QR codes are scattered about the text, linking to useful resources that help illustrate or elaborate on concepts covered in the text.


  • All skills, knowledge and understanding
  • All Working Scientifically skills
  • Depth studies
  • Homework, summaries and exam-style questions
  • Answers
  • Glossary
  • NSW Syllabus Cross-Reference
  • Index


  • Words to Watch
  • Chapter 1 Development Of the Biosphere
  • Chapter 2 Changes To the Earth Over Time
  • Chapter 3 Fossil Formation and Stratigraphy
  • Chapter 4 Geologic Natural Disasters: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Chapter 5 Impact Of Natural Disasters On the Biosphere
  • Chapter 6 Prediction and Prevention Of Natural Disasters
  • Depth Studies Year 12
  • Chapter 7 Natural Processes Of Variations In Climate
  • Chapter 8 Influence Of Human Activities On Changes To Climate
  • Chapter 9 Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies
  • Chapter 10 Using Australia’s Natural Resources
  • Chapter 11 Sustainability
  • Answers
  • Glossary
  • NSW Syllabus Cross-Reference
  • Index
More Information
Year Level Year 12
Edition 1st
Date of Publication 2018
ISBN 9780855837846
Subject Earth and Environmental Science, Science
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