Pearson Primary Atlas : 9780733988837

Pearson Primary Atlas

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Pearson Australia
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The Pearson Primary Atlas is a comprehensive atlas for primary school students. The educational expertise of Pearson Education Australia has been combined with the design and cartographic skills of Dorling Kindersley to produce this visually stunning atlas.
An atlas is fundamentally a book of maps. The detailed maps in the Pearson Primary Atlas are supplemented by wonderful photographs and up-to-date information and statistics for primary school students. The Atlas is ideal for school projects and for locating places within Australia and around the world.
Table of contents
  1. Atlas skills
  2. Continents: Australia
  3. Australia: states and territories
  4. Issues for Australia and the world
  5. The world
  6. Continents: Asia
  7. Continents: Europe
  8. Continents: North America
  9. Continents: South America
  10. Continents: Africa
  11. Polar regions
  12. World statistics
  13. Country flags
Features & benefits
The Pearson Primary Atlas includes:
  • comprehensive atlas skills section
  • exploration of local and global issues
  • data clearly sourced and dated
  • world statistics section, with the most current data for all countries.
All main reference maps contain:
  • mini global locator map
  • three expressions of scale: ratio, linear and statement
  • At the same scale box visually comparing the size of the mapped area to Australia
  • arrows linking to continuation maps on other pages
  • clear representation of land and sea topography through the use of 3-D hill shading and a contemporary geographical colour palette
  • introductory paragraph of text and a rich array of visual stimuli to cater for different learning styles.
Australian maps feature:
  • broadsheet-style approach for state and territory pages, featuring key people and places, tourist attractions, a cross-section and area fact file
  • locator map to show the state/territory position within Australia and indicate its percentage of the total land area
  • regional focus case study and detailed metropolitan area map with satellite image at the same scale.
Continental sections feature:
  • tectonic plate section opener displaying natural features of each landmass through stunning satellite imagery
  • political features and physical features maps drawn at the same scale
  • Extreme facts boxes showing the location of fascinating facts for each continent.