Social Sciences for Trinidad and Tobago 2nd Edition Student's Book 2
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Social Sciences for Trinidad and Tobago 2nd Edition Student's Book 2

By Anthony Luengo, Clare Eastland
US$ 19.40
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Book Description

The three texts in the series offer a variety of opportunities to students for
individual study and group work through a combination of informative
narrative and numerous creative and skill-building activities.
Key features:
• Covers all themes, topics, content and Specific Learning Outcomes of the
revised interim Social Sciences curriculum (2014) for Trinidad and Tobago.
• Provides Key Questions at the beginning of each chapter to trigger students’
interest and thinking.
• Features activities and exercises, such as Checkpoints to ensure comprehension
of content, Thinking Creatively and Critically to encourage analysis, application,
synthesis and evaluation, and Wrap Up to summarise learning.
• Highlights key terms and concepts throughout and explains these in the text
and glossary.
• Includes visuals such as photographs, maps, charts, and timelines.
• Provides a Skills Tool Kit for the development of specific skills including social
and interpersonal skills, communication skills, enquiry and research skills,
information-processing skills, and creating and working with visual aids.
• End of chapter reviews.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • To the student
  • Scope and sequence
  • Unit 1 Economic growth and development
    • Chapter 1 Earning a living
      • 1.1 Different ways in which people make a living
      • 1.2 Types of employment
      • 1.3 The labour force
      • 1.4 Importance of workers to economic development
    • Chapter 2 Financial responsibility
      • 2.1 Needs and wants
      • 2.2 Savings
    • Chapter 3 Managing income earned
      • 3.1 Budgeting
      • 3.2 Benefits of budgeting
      • 3.3 Ways of managing income
  • Unit 2 Caribbean integration and global links
    • Chapter 4 The Caribbean person
      • 4.1 National and Caribbean identity
      • 4.2 Outstanding Caribbean individuals
  • Unit 3 Geography of Trinidad and Tobago
    • Chapter 5 The physical environment
      • 5.1 Landforms and other physical features
      • 5.2 Natural vegetation
    • Chapter 6 The human environment: population, settlement and land use
      • 6.1 Population in Trinidad and Tobago
      • 6.2 Population distribution and settlement patterns
      • 6.3 Population density
      • 6.4 Reasons for the distribution of population in Trinidad and Tobago
      • 6.5 Population distribution and density in other Caribbean countries
      • 6.6 Human land use
    • Chapter 7 The inter-relationship between physical landforms and human land use
      • 7.1 Natural and human-made features in the physical environment
      • 7.2 Factors influencing land use
      • 7.3 Preservation and conservation of the natural environment
      • 7.4 The sustainable use of resources
  • Unit 4 Personal development
    • Chapter 8 Groups in society
      • 8.1 What are groups and what do they do?
      • 8.2 Functions of groups
      • 8.3 Characteristics of groups
      • 8.4 Types of groups and the differences between them
      • 8.5 Benefits of group membership
      • 8.6 Group cohesion
    • Chapter 9 Leadership
      • 9.1 Qualities of a good leader
      • 9.2 Types of leaders and their characteristics
      • 9.3 The role of leaders
  • Unit 5 How we govern ourselves
    • Chapter 10 Introduction to government
      • 10.1 Characteristics of democracy
      • 10.2 Bringing about changes in government
      • 10.3 Reasons for government
      • 10.4 Structure of government in Trinidad and Tobago
      • 10.5 Functions of government
      • 10.6 Systems of government in the Caribbean
      • 10.7 Government in Trinidad and Tobago from pre-colonial times to republicanism
      • 10.8 The electoral system in Trinidad and Tobago
    • Chapter 11 Humanitarian law: promoting respect for humanity
      • 11.1 The importance of the rule of law
      • 11.2 Promoting respect for humanity and human rights in times of war and peace
      • 11.3 Showing respect for other people in our own lives
  • Unit 6 History in Trinidad and Tobago
    • Chapter 12 My community
      • 12.1 Major historical developments
      • 12.2 Sources of historical data
      • 12.3 Historical sites and landmarks
      • 12.4 Historical and other factors in the social composition and social development of communities
      • 12.5 Economic development of the community
  • Unit 7 Our heritage
    • Chapter 13 Our built heritage
      • 13.1 What is our built heritage?
      • 13.2 Features of our built heritage
      • 13.3 Valuing our built heritage
    • Chapter 14 Our natural heritage
      • 14.1 Our natural heritage
      • 14.2 Biodiversity
      • 14.3 Ecosystems
      • 14.4 Other features of our natural heritage
      • 14.5 Protected Areas
      • 14.6 The significance of our natural heritage
  • Unit 8 Our environment
    • Chapter 15 Natural resources and our environment
      • 15.1 The impact of the use of natural resources
      • 15.2 Allocation and management of resources
    • Chapter 16 Humans and our environment
      • 16.1 Reasons for changes in population distribution and density
      • 16.2 Tourism and its impact on the environment of Trinidad and Tobago
      • 16.3 Factors which influence the development of tourism in Trinidad and Tobago
      • 16.4 The advantages of tourism
      • 16.5 The impact of tourism on the environment
  • Unit 9 Personal identity
    • Chapter 17 Similarities and differences
      • 17.1 Human existence
      • 17.2 Similarities and differences among humans
      • 17.3 Exploring values and virtues
      • 17.4 ‘My place’
  • Skills toolkit
  • Glossary
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