Synopses & Reviews
An exciting approach to understanding geography. Specially designed for both home learning and school use, and suitable for students age 10 and up, the DK Student Atlas is an unparalleled resource for the young geographer. Much More than an Atlas: Combining clear, detailed mapping with fascinating information, the DK Student Atlas provides both a regional and a thematic approach to geography. Maps covering landscape, industry, land use, population, climate, and environmental issues are complemented by explanatory text, diagrams, and photographs. Learning Map Skills: The DK Student Atlas is also an indispensable introduction to the world of modern mapping, explaining in a simple yet comprehensive way the concepts that are critical to understanding how maps are made and used. Linking Places with Themes: Major geographical themes are treated at global, continental, and regional levels, allowing students to make comparisons between places and to study in depth the unique features of each region. The DK Student Atlas puts the world at your fingertips!
An exciting resource for understanding geography...a great gift idea-no home should be without an accurate and reliable atllas (Reviews from the Parent Council)
An excellent resource for both the reluctant learner and the bright youngster, this book is a wonderful browsing title for the classroom and library alike, and also makes a great gift for any level student. (Science Books & Films)