Get Ready! for Social Studies : Geography: Geography

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 22, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 216 pages
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Everything parents need to help their kids succeed in social studies

The only comprehensive social studies skill-building series available, the Get Ready! For Social Studies series equips proactive parents with the tools they need to help their children develop the core skills required to perform at grade level in social studies-related subjects.

Geography focuses on major geographic concepts: what geography is, maps and globes, landforms, natural regions (biomes), human movement, human/environmental interaction, and economics.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 Geography Matters
2
Chapter 2 Understanding Maps and Globes
20
Its Land Water and Air
38
Biomes
56
Chapter 5 People and Earth
70
Chapter 6 Geography of the United States by Regions
86
Chapter 7 Geography of the World by Continent
100
Appendix A States of the Union
117
Appendix B Countries of the World
121
Appendix C Atlas
131
Answers to Fact Checkers
148
Index
149
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About the author (2002)

Nancy White is President of Nancy White Communications, Inc., an independent developer and author of school projects. She is a member of the American Book Producers Association, the Author's Guild, and the National Council of Teachers of English.

Francine Weinberg has been an editor in educational publishing since 1967. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English and is the founder of Educational Lions, L.I.C.

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