An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate Key Stage 3 students in geographical and mapping skills. This introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 is designed to help students develop ...
map, atlas and data handling skills. The content adheres closely to the requirements of the National Curriculum and incorporates results of classroom testing. It features 96 pages of clear, easy to read maps, satellite images, an atlas skills section and hundreds of statistics. Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities at Key Stage 3 and S1-S2. An easy to follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, easy to read reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. For this new edition more detailed reference mapping of the British Isles and plans for London 2012 are included. Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. New special topic mapping of China is included in this edition. The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. The extended world section in this edition covers all the global issues required by the National Curriculum e.g. climate, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes. Colour coding of the titling and marginalia aids the identification of the sections within the atlas. This Whiteboard edition of the atlas (a downloadable pdf) is ideal for group teaching or for use on individual computers. A full range of interactive flipcharts to support this atlas are available as downloadable files. These charts are easy to use and allow teachers and learners to further develop atlas skills.
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Date of publication: 03/02/2011
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