Cover image for National Geographic student world atlas.
Title:
National Geographic student world atlas.
Uniform Title:
National Geographic student atlas of the world
ISBN:
9781426334801
Edition:
5th ed.
Physical Description:
143 pages : illustrations (color), maps (color) ; 29 cm.
General Note:
"National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources"--Copyright page.

4th ed. published in 2014.

Includes indexes.
Contents:
Front of the book. About Earth. Earth in space -- Learning about maps. Map projections -- Reading maps -- Types of maps -- time zones -- Physical systems. The physical world -- Earth's geologic history -- Earth's land & water features -- Earth's climates -- Climate controls -- Earth's Natural vegetation -- Earth's water -- Environmental hot spots -- Human systems. The political world -- World population -- World refugees -- Quality of life -- World cities -- World languages -- World religions -- Predominant world economics -- World food -- World energy & mineral resources -- Globalization -- Cultural diffusion -- North America. Physical & political maps -- Climate & precipitation -- Population & predominant economies -- Canada: Physical & political -- United States: Physical & political -- Mexico: Physical & political -- Focus on: Natural hazards -- South America. Physical & political maps -- Climate & precipitation -- Population & predominant economies -- Focus on: Amazon rain forest -- Europe. Physical & political maps -- Climate & precipitation -- Population & predominant economies -- Focus on: European waterways -- Asia. Physical & political maps -- Climate & precipitation -- Population & predominant economies -- Focus on: East Asia ports -- Africa. Physical & political maps -- Climate & precipitation -- Population & predominant economies -- Focus on: Protected areas -- Australia & Oceania. Physical & political maps -- Climate & precipitation -- Population & predominant economies -- Focus on: Great Barrier Reef -- Antarctica. Physical maps -- Political map -- Focus on: Antarctica's extreme environment -- Back of the book. Flags & states -- Metric conversions & abbreviations -- Selected world facts & websites -- Glossary -- Thematic index -- Place name index -- Map data sources -- Illustration credits.
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Summary:
From the cartographic experts at National Geographic comes the latest edition of its award-winning student atlas, with everything kids want and need to know about our changing world. Dynamic, user-friendly content includes photos, facts, charts, graphics, and full-color political, physical, and thematic maps on important topics. Completely updated maps and statistics ensure that kids have all the latest information as they learn more about current events and become global citizens.
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The new fifth edition of National Geographic's award-winning atlas is more fascinating and fact-filled than ever! It's the definitive atlas for middle and high-school students to explore and use in the classroom, college prep, and at home.

From the cartographic experts at National Geographic comes the latest edition of its award-winning student atlas, with everything kids want and need to know about our changing world. Dynamic, user-friendly content includes photos, facts, charts, graphics, and full-color political, physical, and thematic maps on important topics. Completely updated maps and statistics ensure that kids have all the latest information as they learn more about current events and become global citizens.


Author Notes

National Geographic Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core. This book and series is created by National Geographic contributors, including researchers, photographers, content experts, and educational specialists.