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.
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.
|Series:||GEOGRAPHY: WORLD & ITS PEOPLE Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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?
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
Chapter 3 North Africa and Southwest AsiaEarly Cultures
Chapter 4 North Africa and Southwest Asia Today
UNIT 3 ASIA
Chapter 5 South Asia
Chapter 6 China and Its Neighbors
Chapter 7 Japan and the Koreas
Chapter 8 Southeast Asia
UNIT 4 EUROPE
Chapter 9 EuropeEarly History
Chapter 10 EuropeModern History
Chapter 11 Western Europe Today
Chapter 12 Eastern Europe Today
UNIT 5 RUSSIA AND THE EURASIAN REPUBLICS
Chapter 13 Russia and Its Neighbors
Chapter 14 RussiaPast and Present
UNIT 6 AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA
Chapter 15 East and Central Africa
Chapter 16 West Africa
Chapter 17 South Africa and Its Neighbors.
UNIT 7 NORTH AND MIDDLE AMERICA
Chapter 18 Canada
Chapter 19 The United States
Chapter 20 Mexico
Chapter 21 Central America and the West Indies
UNIT 8 SOUTH AMERICA
Chapter 22 Brazil and Its Neighbors
Chapter 23 The Andean Countries
UNIT 9 AUSTRALIA, OCEANIA, AND ANTARCTICA
Chapter 24 Australia and New Zealand
Chapter 25 Oceania and Antarctica
What’s an Appendix and How Do I Use One?
Social Studies Skills Handbook
Nations of the World Data Bank