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The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook: 1,001 Questions & Answers to Help You Win Again and Again!by Matthew Todd Rosenberg
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The Ultimate Geography Bee Resource Guide
Geography Bees are hot, with millions of fourth through eighth graders competing in National Geographic—sponsored Bees every year! This indispensable guide will systematically prepare your child to beat the competition and win! Inside you'll discover:
·Important rules, the best strategies, and essential insider tips
·How to avoid the most common pitfalls
·Proven study techniques from teachers and parents
·Facts about every U.S. state and every country in the world
·1,001 practice Bee questions and answers
·And much more!
School geography is no longer a matter of simply memorizing U.S. states and capitals. Today's students must also know the physical, political, economic, and cultural geography of the world, with current events thrown in for good measure. Because many states now mandate geography comprehension for students, this must-have resource for students, parents, and teachers will help any child become a geography whiz kid—and maybe even win a scholarship to college!
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Millions of fourth through eighth graders compete in National Geographic-sponsored geography bees every year. This guide helps bee competitors prepare for geography bees, with information on strategies and rules, study techniques, facts about every US state and every country in the world, and 1,001 practice questions and answers. There are separate chapters devoted to parents' and teachers' guides to the bee. Matthew Rosenberg is the author of a previous book on geography bees, and has served as a judge on the California National Geographic Bee. Jennifer Rosenberg is a historian.
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Geography bees are hot! In fact, more than eight million fourth through eighth graders compete in National Geographic sponsored bees every year. This is the first book that systematically prepares students for geography success. These pages offer knowledge, fun, and everything a person needs to develop an understanding of geography.
About the Author
Matthew T. Rosenberg is the author of The Handy Geography Answer Book and is the full-time guide to geography for About.com. He has served as a judge on the California National Geographic Bee.
Jennifer E. Rosenberg is a historian and full-time guide for the About.com 20th century history site. The Rosenbergs live in Northern California.
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