A new and extended edition of a vital tool for students, with new topics including world agriculture, world climate change, low and middle economic developing countries, and ecological footprint Although specifically designed for students aged 14-16 years, the well-researched uncluttered design of this reference makes it suitable for all students. This edition has been extensively revised, updated, and extended with 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. All maps have been fully updated using the latest statistical information available, while 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, 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 socioeconomic facts provide up-to-date data for students wishing to create their own graphs to support individual geography, tourism, mathematics, economics, or IT projects.
Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables.
A new, fully updated edition of this best-selling budget atlas in the stylish and authoritative Collins world atlas range. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, this is the ideal atlas for school, home and business use. This new edition of the best-selling Collins World Atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent changes. The reference maps provide world-wide coverage, are clear and accessible and retain the accuracy and authority which are characteristic of Collins products. The introductory section includes maps of the world's physical features and countries, key world statistics, details of all the world's countries and a map of the world's time zones. Fascinating facts and Internet links to the most relevant web sites enhance the reader's knowledge of the World. Main features include; 46 pages of fully revised, detailed reference maps of the world. Quick reference maps of the world's countries and physical features. Details of all the countries of the world, including flags, area, population, capital city, languages, religions and currency. Detailed index to over 10000 place names. All the essential information required in a budget atlas for family, study and business use.
A new, fully updated edition of this popular atlas in the stylish and authoritative Collins world atlas range. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, it is the ideal reference atlas for school, home and business use. This is a great value world atlas with more place names and mapping than any other atlas at this price. Discover more about our world, continent by continent, with this Collins World Atlas, which has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent changes. The highly detailed yet clear and accessible maps give balanced worldwide coverage, and the atlas includes beautifully illustrated thematic pages. Also includes maps of the world's physical features, details of all the world's states and territories, a map of world's time zones, internet links and thousands of facts and key world statistics, including world and continental ranking tables, to enhance your knowledge of the world today. CONTENTS INCLUDE. - Highly detailed reference maps, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and the latest facts and statistics. - 32 pages showing the latest topical global issues, including climate and weather, population, urbanization and environment. - Detailed section showing key statistics, description and flags for every country in the world. - Section showing stunning satellite images. - Special section listing all the UNESCO World Heritage sites in each continent with location maps. - Detailed index to over 80,000 place names. In short, this Collins World Atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works.
A beautifully illustrated picture atlas designed to take children on an exciting journey around the world. The atlas opens with the continents, then presents a world view of countries before exploring deeper into each country and the exciting places to visit within each. The maps are clear, colourful and perfect for children to explore the world and let their imaginations run riot. Illustrated by Steve Evans. This book is ideal for home or school and finding out more about the world whilst also helping to develop essential reading skills. Clear, colourful, highly informative, illustrated mapping designed for young readers. Arranged by continent for easy reference. Facts about the world we live in are included on each spread.
New fully revised edition of this top of the range Collins World Atlas at a great price. Detailed world mapping is attractively presented along with hundreds of facts, internet links, images, tables and graphs. The atlas provides a complete and topical view of today's world. Top of the range atlas the flagship title in the Collins World atlas range, giving a full picture of the Earth through the use of maps, satellite images, space and aerial photography, 3D terrain models and graphics. These features are further enhanced by fact boxes and internet links on each topic. This Collins world atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works. This atlas takes you further than traditional world atlases giving a more complete understanding of the world. Updates include; Serbia and Montenegro split into 2 independent countries and the newest independent country of Kosovo; New joint capital of Myanmar- Naypyidaw; Golmud-Lhasa railway in Tibet now open; Longest cross ocean bridge to the south of Shanghai; Aral Sea and Lake Chad continue to shrink in size also includes; Wide range of topical issues covered including natural disasters, population, climate and the environment; Key country statistics allow comparisons of their state of development and an understanding of today's world; Thousands of facts and statistics including world and ocntinental ranking tables; Dictionary of geographical facts with all key concepts and terms explained.
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. New digital extras include scannable pages that link to photo galleries and quizzes. Dynamic, user-friendly content includes photos, facts, charts, graphics, and full-color political, physical, and thematic maps on important topics. Profiles of experts in the field highlight how and where real-life explorers and scientists are having a positive impact on our planet and its people.
Fully revised and updated for an 8th edition, the Student World Atlas brings the Earth's geography to life with state-of-the-art mapping from up-to-date satellite and cartographic sources. Detailed maps reveal the Earth's physical structure, oceans, climate, population and economy. Borders and boundaries of the world's countries have been fully updated and are clearly explained, while a world fact-file and gazetteer highlight key statistical data for each country, allowing direct comparisons between nations. A section devoted to learning map skills develops your understanding and practical use of maps. Student World Atlas is the perfect geography resource and an essential reference for students of all ages.
Collins World in Maps is a multi-topic atlas of the world, which introduces the most relevant physical and human topics to reflect the Geography Key Stage 2-3 requirements of the National Curriculum. Formerly published as Collins Keystart World Atlas, this collection of maps can be used to investigate different themes and topics. It tells a story in maps, diagrams, charts, words and photographs, each of which presents information to compare and examine. We live on a remarkable planet and this atlas helps us to make sense of the world today and understand how things came to be, as well as how they might change in years to come. Suggested activities on each spread encourage users to explorer further.
Oxford Phonics World is the first step on your students' journey into English, leading you through all 44 sounds. - Over 150 Phonics Friends - an angry apple, a big bear, and others - help children remember English sounds. - Action songs, chants, and games encourage children to discover connections between English sounds and letters. - Active class activities develop children's listening, speaking, reading, writing, and spelling skills and provide opportunities to apply them. - Multi-ROMs include fun animations and interactive games, stories, and songs for practice at home.
An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate Key Stage 3 students in geographical and mapping skills. This secondary school atlas for students aged 11-14 is designed to help develop map, atlas and data handling skills. The content adheres closely to the requirements of the National Curriculum and incorporates results of classroom testing. Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities at Key Stage 3 and S1-S2. An easy-to-follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, accessible reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. Regions included in this edition include Russia and the Middle East. The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. The world section covers all the global issues required by the National Curriculum e.g. climate change, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes.
This new edition of the popular mini world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent global changes. Designed in the distinctive Collins style, this is a detailed guide to the world in a handy format. Detailed maps, specifically designed for this small format, provide balanced and up-to-date coverage of the world. The maps rely on the latest cartographic technology to ensure their accuracy, accessibility and distinctive style. The level of detail is impressive for such a small format atlas, and the index contains references to over 20,000 place names. All recent political changes are included in the mapping, as are recently changed place names.
This work takes you on a journey to a lost world and helps you come face to face with dinosaurs! It contains incredible see-through pages and a special CD-ROM take you under the skin of the most astonishing creatures the Earth has ever seen, including Allosaurus, the fiercest Jurassic meat eater. It helps you to make dinosaur skeletons run, turn and snap their fearsome jaws on the interactive CD-ROM; find out what the world was like millions of years ago as you explore the prehistoric continents; and, see how and where dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals lived. It's a thrilling dinosaur adventure.