Atlas of Discovery

Atlas of Discovery : Jacaranda Essentials Geography 1

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Take your middle years students on a voyage of discovery with Jacaranda's new Atlas of Discovery. Your students will discover: *hundreds of Amazing Places of the world *Learning Centres to engage and inform them on key world themes *Australian and World sections with stunning new maps and case studies *breathtakingly detailed illustrations *activities to foster understanding and inquiry *Skillboosters to understand and practise geographical skills *links to an interactive web site featuring Newshound, Hotspot Commander and Jigzone *The school atlas takes on a new dimension of learning with the Jacaranda Atlas of Discovery. It will allow your students to discover not just the where, but the why and how of their world. Take the voyage! Discover! PLUS Jacaranda Essentials Geography 1 Humanities is a series specifically designed to support the new Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS). The texts and accompanying CD-ROMs and Worksheets aim to stimulate students to be curious about the world we live in while developing a range of skills, including the ability to understand and adapt essential information.The domains of History, Geography, Economics and Civics and Citizenship are the principle focus. Links are consistently made, particularly through the activities, to the domains of Communication, Thinking, ICT, and Design, creativity and technology. Aspects of Personal learning and Interpersonal Development are also integrated, for example working in teams, in-depth learning and opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to take action as members of society. Features of the series include: *Comprehensive coverage of the Learning Focus and Standards of Humanities.*Colourful double-page spread presentation to capture student interest.*High interest text that communicates concepts to students in a clear and direct style.*Glossary terms highlighted and defined at the start of each chapter.*Skills integrated throughout plus SkillsEssentials sections, many with links to additional interactives on the CD-ROM.*Strategies to encourage informed and active participation in community activities and public affairs.*Weblinks that connect to on-line sites to facilitate Internet research and investigations.*Activities catering to different learning styles and abilities that consolidate understanding, extend skills and provide opportunities to use ICT. Additional resources: The CD-ROM included with each copy of the textbook contains: *The entire text in PDF format for electronic use in class or at home.*Additional interactive material introducing and supporting concept and skill development.*Activities in the textbook available electronically for students to complete on-screen and print out. Humanities is a series specifically designed to support the new Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS). The texts and accompanying CD-ROMs and Worksheets aim to stimulate students to be curious about the world we live in while developing a range of skills, including the ability to understand and adapt essential information. The domains of History, Geography, Economics and Civics and Citizenship are the principle focus. Links are consistently made, particularly through the activities, to the domains of Communication, Thinking, ICT, and Design, creativity and technology.Aspects of Personal learning and Interpersonal Development are also integrated, for example working in teams, in-depth learning and opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to take action as members of society. Features of the series include: *Comprehensive coverage of the Learning Focus and Standards of Humanities.*Colourful double-page spread presentation to capture student interest.*High interest text that communicates concepts to students in a clear and direct style.*Glossary terms highlighted and defined at the start of each chapter.*Skills integrated throughout plus SkillsEssentials sections, many with links to additional interactives on the CD-ROM.*Strategies to encourage informed and active participation in community activities and public affairs.*Weblinks that connect to on-line sites to facilitate Internet research and investigations.*Activities catering to different learning styles and abilities that consolidate understanding, extend skills and provide opportunities to use ICT. Additional resources: The CD-ROM included with each copy of the textbook contains: *The entire text in PDF format for electronic use in class or at home.*Additional interactive material introducing and supporting concept and skill development.*Activities in the textbook available electronically for students to complete on-screen and print out.show more

Product details

  • Multiple copy pack | 492 pages
  • John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • Jacaranda Wiley, Australia
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0731405196
  • 9780731405190