World Cultures and Geography

Andrew J Milson, Peggy Altoff, Janet Smith

1ª Edición | © 2013

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Prepare your students for an increasingly global future as you share the National Geographic Experience!

Real-life experiences with over 30 National Geographic

  • Explorers, including videos about their research
  • Active learning for active students with over 200 interactive whiteboard lessons, map and photo labs, tools to create media presentations, and more

  • Accessible, scaffolded content supporting geographic discovery for every student

Learning for Active Students

  • Students engage with maps, graphs, and charts through the lab with every lesson
  • Before You Move On tests comprehension
  • Students write answers to the map lab in their GeoJournals

Explore Europe

  • Each unit opener features a National Geographic Explorer
  • Students link to video clips about the Explorer from within the digital library

Student Edition

  • Includes regional units relevant to Western Hemisphere curriculum
  • Students make inferences about their lives and lives of students in other countries
  • Rich time lines provide a sense of ancient civilization

Online Student Edition

  • Includes the six regions taught in the Western Hemisphere with Europe curriculum
  • TechTrek in every lesson provides a guide to the technology resources available
  • Every lesson includes an interactive whiteboard activity
  • Includes three types of vocabulary: key, academic, and terms & names

Central America and the Caribbean

  • Students meet National Geographic Explorers engaged in regionally relevant projects
  • History and culture are introduced in the “Step into History” invitation
  • The effects of the region’s geography on its economy and culture are highlighted

Student Edition Units

  • The Essentials of Geography
  • North America
  • Central America & the Caribbean
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Russia & the Eurasian Republics
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Southwest Asia & North Africa
  • South Asia
  • East Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • Australia, the Pacific Realm & Antarctica