This introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 is designed to help students develop map, atlas and data handling skills. 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. 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.
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 many global issues e.g. climate, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes.
Colour coding of the titling and marginalia aids the identification of the sections within the atlas.
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.
"Here is an atlas that really targets its intended audience. It is pitched at just the right level...an atlas tailored to the curriculum and your pupils" TES Teacher
Explore the world through accurate and up-to-date mapping.