"What are YOU using to teach geography? In this non-consumable "Ultimate Guide" are all the tools you need to give your students the competitive edge to be successful in today's global market. Chock-full of lesson plans and fun activities, this book will overcome geographical illiteracy." — GeoCreations, Ltd., Publisher
"You hold in your hand a whole world of learning opportunties for your students!" — George Wiggers, Author and Cartographer
"With this updated edition of Geography Skills Activities, you can implement a contemporary approach to geography instruction in your classroom!" — J. Weston Walch, Publisher
"Your personal involvement is so important to your child's immediate and long-term academic success. No matter how wonderful your child's classroom experience is, your involvement outside the classroom will make it that much better!" — Michele D. Van Leeuwen, Creator of Summer Bridge Activities
"Geography is the air you breathe, the clothes you wear, the roads you travel. It snoops around, explores, and starts finding answers. And it doesn't stop there." — Joe Rhatigan and Heather Smith, Authors
"There are two kinds of people: those who can fold the map, and those who can't. Until now, no book could satisfy the need for current information demanded from geography lovers, as well as offer all the amazing trivia in a format that even geography haters can't resist." — Visible Ink Press, Publisher
"It wasn't until I came to history through plays, films, and historical novels that I could see a living chain of human beings that stretched from me all the way back to the beginning of time. Now I could picture that mummy as a living, breathing person that ate, slept, dreamed, loved...in short, someone like me. History came alive and its fascination continues." — Kathryn Stout, Author
"This resource is intended to help you give your students an understanding of the amazing variety of both natural and constructed landmarks throughout our world." — Cynthia G. Adams, Author
This board game is built around what you know and observe in six popular categories, including Science, Sports, Media, Nature, Fame, and Our World. If you don't know the answer to the question, listen to the question itself for clues.
Everyday Geography: A Concise, Entertaining Review of Essential Information About the World We Live In (Hardback)
"In a single volume that is as entertaining as it is informative, EVERYDAY GEOGRAPHY provides the essential knowledge that everyone should have about a world in flux. A fact-filled reference for the entire family, this book contains a wealth of valuable features." — Back Cover
"Realistically utilizing nearly every means of transportation known in the 1870s, Around the World in Eighty Days generated enchantment with scientific progress—and its delightful mixture of fantasy, comedy, and dazzling suspense has kept it a perennially superb entertainment." — From the Back Cover
"The maps of the United States are based on material appearing in the National Atlas of the United States. The material was supplied by the National Cartographic Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia." — Bill Willett, Cartographic Editor
"For thousands of years before Christopher Columbus 'discovered' America in 1492, there had been millions of people living there—Columbus called them Indians. It is these peoples and their ways of life that are the subject of this book." — Facts on File, Inc., Publisher
"The maps in this book will show you how widespread they were and how the landscape shaped the way they lived." — Facts on File, Inc., Publisher
"This atlas traces [ancient Egypt's] turbulent history and remarkable cultural development, from the founding of Memphis around 5000 B.C., through the territorial expansion and flourishing trade of the 'age of empire', to Greek domination and ultimate collapse." — Penguin Books, Publisher
"Our story is arranged in double-page spreads, so you can read the book from beginning to end, or just dip into it to learn about a specific topic." — Mike Corbishley, Author
The Compact Atlas of the World is "invaluable for home, office, or school with over 60 state-of-the-art digital maps and country factfiles." — Front Cover
"The Volume Library, which is revised and updated annually, was designed for interested, well-informed people—students and adults who need an authoritative reference book for their home book-shelves, and parents who want to keep abreast of the subjects their children are studying in school."—Preface
This set contains Atlas of the World, Atlas of Continents, and Atlas of Oceans. Each atlas contains full-color maps and illustrations.
A fun way to learn about the state of California. The Puzzle Book and State Map can be used to supplement more formal state instruction.
A fun way to learn about the state of New York. The Puzzle Book and State Map can be used to supplement more formal state instruction.
Do you like subzero weather? How about six months of darkness each year? Do howling blizzards make your day? Does a long walk in hurricane-force winds sound like fun? If so, then Antarctica is the place for you.—from "Icy Land of Extremes" (page 2)
"Say 'aloha' and your mouth just naturally forms a smile. Aloha is a Hawaiian word with many meanings. Hawaiians use it to say hello—and goodbye. Literally, it translates as..."—from The Aloha State (page 2) You'll have to read this Kids Discover to find out. You can also learn which would be higher, Mt. Everest or Mauna Kea if Mt. Everest were sitting on the ocean floor.
"Dominating the northeast sector of New York state, the Adirondack wilderness contains the largest park in the United States." — from "The Biggest Wild Park in the States" (page 18)