Our World Today, People Places, and Issues, Student Edition / Edition 1

Our World Today, People Places, and Issues, Student Edition / Edition 1

by Richard Boehm, David Armstrong, Merry Lobrecht, Dennis Reinhartz
     
 

ISBN-10: 007827382X

ISBN-13: 9780078273827

Pub. Date: 01/30/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

OUR WORLD TODAY: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ISSUES
MAKE THE WORLD AN UNDERSTANDABLE PLACE FOR YOUR STUDENTS

With its unique integration of culture, history, economics, government, and geography, Our World Today challenges middle school students to explore the issues and challenges of each region.

Co-authored by the National Geographic Society, the program is

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OUR WORLD TODAY: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ISSUES
MAKE THE WORLD AN UNDERSTANDABLE PLACE FOR YOUR STUDENTS

With its unique integration of culture, history, economics, government, and geography, Our World Today challenges middle school students to explore the issues and challenges of each region.

Co-authored by the National Geographic Society, the program is loaded with motivating activities and the skills, reading strategies, and content that will engage your students. National Geographic cartographers created every map and atlas, so you’re assured of pinpoint accuracy.

A new and exclusive video program from National Geographic provides stunning visuals and allows students an up-close look at the places they’re studying.

Features

Reading Success is a High Priority

• Built-in active reading strategies, such as Foldables® Guide to Reading, Reading Checks, and Reading Review, enable all students at all levels to read and understand the program’s content.
• New and Exclusive! Foldables® are innovative, student-made three-dimensional graphic organizers used as reading, assessment, or study tools. Students of any ability can create Foldables, and hands-on experience immerses students in learning.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078273827
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/30/2002
Series:
Geography: World & Its People Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
738
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

NGS REFERENCE ATLAS
NGS GEOGRAPHY HANDBOOK
How Do I Study Geography?
Geographic Dictionary
Be an Active Reader!
UNIT 1 LEARNING ABOUT OUR WORLD
Chapter 1 Our Social World
Chapter 2 Earth Patterns
UNIT 2 NORTH AFRICA AND SOUTHWEST ASIA
NGS Atlas
Chapter 3 North Africa and Southwest Asia—Early Cultures
Chapter 4 North Africa and Southwest Asia Today
UNIT 3 ASIA
NGS Atlas
Chapter 5 South Asia
Chapter 6 China and Its Neighbors
Chapter 7 Japan and the Koreas
Chapter 8 Southeast Asia
UNIT 4 EUROPE
NGS Atlas
Chapter 9 Europe—Early History
Chapter 10 Europe—Modern History
Chapter 11 Western Europe Today
Chapter 12 Eastern Europe Today
UNIT 5 RUSSIA AND THE EURASIAN REPUBLICS
NGS Atlas
Chapter 13 Russia and Its Neighbors
Chapter 14 Russia—Past and Present
UNIT 6 AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA
NGS Atlas
Chapter 15 East and Central Africa
Chapter 16 West Africa
Chapter 17 South Africa and Its Neighbors.
UNIT 7 NORTH AND MIDDLE AMERICA
NGS Atlas
Chapter 18 Canada
Chapter 19 The United States
Chapter 20 Mexico
Chapter 21 Central America and the West Indies
UNIT 8 SOUTH AMERICA
NGS Atlas
Chapter 22 Brazil and Its Neighbors
Chapter 23 The Andean Countries
UNIT 9 AUSTRALIA, OCEANIA, AND ANTARCTICA
NGS Atlas
Chapter 24 Australia and New Zealand
Chapter 25 Oceania and Antarctica
APPENDIX
What’s an Appendix and How Do I Use One?
Social Studies Skills Handbook
Nations of the World Data Bank
Glossary
Spanish Glossary
Index
Photo
Credits

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