Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc. Staff
Publisher: Merriam Webster Mass Market
Release Date: 1996-01-01
A quick-reference geographical guide that puts the world at your fingertips. Especially for students grades 5 and up. An up-to-date look at political boundaries and physical features. Information for understanding a world in transition. Full-color maps.
Geographic maps of each major continent and regions within them are supplemented by essays describing the geographic features and climate of each; some regions also include extra maps showing temperature, rainfall, and vegetation.
The fully revised 8th edition of Student Atlas includes all current border, place, name, and flag changes around the world. Designed with middle and high school students in mind, this reference guide includes a detailed introductory section on map skills, along with balanced coverage of each continent. The Student Atlas maps have accurate computer-generated terrain models with a key, scale bar, and locator map for every region in the world, and a country fact file shows key statistical data for each country and lets the reader easily compare nations. Integrated text, illustrations, and exercises complement the maps, encouraging students to learn more about each topic, making Student Atlas the perfect reference book to stimulate an interest in the world, geography, and maps.
Completely new and extended edition of the best-selling Collins Student Atlas. Created specifically for Key Stage 4 students, and a vital tool for all students.Collins Student Atlas (Fifth edition), has been specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, however its well-researched uncluttered design makes it suitable for all students. This fifth edition has been extensively revised, updated and extended. It features up-to-date reference and thematic mapping, mapping skills, country-by-country statistics and a fully comprehensive index to all names appearing on reference maps. Thematic maps and accompanying graphs and tables adhere strictly to the National Curriculum guidelines and cover topics such as Tourism, Telecommunications, Environmental and socio-economic topics. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available. The inclusion of a selective list of web addresses on each thematic page ensures students are motivated to explore more deeply into a topic. High quality satellite imagery, which has been selectively used within special topic or study areas, supports data on the maps and is used to illustrate key environmental issues. Extensive lists of statistics for demographic and socio-economic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics or IT projects.New featuresDevelopment indicatorsPollution hotspots in the Mediterranean SeaUrban pollution in ItalyWorld AgricultureWorld UrbanizationWorld Climate ChangeLow and Middle Economic Developing CountriesEcological footprint
Essential World Atlas, 9th Edition provides an unbeatable visual reference to the world's continents, regions, and countries with more than 90 maps and detailed fact files on every nation. See many different views of the globe through a series of thematic maps detailing the political and physical world, time zones, the global economy, populations, languages, climates, and regional conflicts. Look up key statistics using data profiles, stay in the know with a glossary of geographic terms, and easily find the information you need with an index comprised of more than 20,000 entries. Now fully revised and updated to reflect recent geopolitical changes, Essential World Atlas, 9th Edition is a reference perfect for work, home, or school that truly lives up to its name.
The next step in refining language skills, this fully revised illustrated dictionary focuses on the needs of students in grades 6-8. Expanded word coverage and more advanced dictionary features are presented in ways to help students ages 11-14 read, write, and speak effectively. * Nearly 70,000 entries including new words and definitions from the fields of science, technology, entertainment, and health * More than 22,000 usage examples * More than 1,000 illustrations * Abundant word history paragraphs and synonym paragraphs
This bestselling title has been fully revised and expanded. The concise, clearly written definitions offered in the dictionary reflect the curricula for grades 3 through 6. The thesaurus provides synonyms, antonyms, and related words that enrich vocabulary. The world atlas, created by the editors of Encyclopdia Britannica, is an invaluable aid to students in their studies of world events.
Author: George 1753-1840 Gleig
Publisher: Wentworth Press
Release Date: 2016-08-26
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Our Best-Selling Dictionary for Students! This updated and expanded dictionary was created for students in grades 3-6. An age-appropriate word list and kid-friendly definitions make it a favorite of teachers, students and parents. Features of this Book 37,000 definitions of words kids use every day Definitions written in clear, easy to understand language This North American edition has Canadian words and spellings