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Description - Jacaranda Primary Atlas Australian Curriculum Edition by Jacaranda

The Jacaranda Primary Atlas 4e has taken up
the exciting opportunity to revise its contents to meet the
requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. Retaining its
mapping excellence and graded skill development, the atlas presents
a wealth of gazetteer and thematic maps, new case studies and fully
updated statistics that address the curriculum content descriptions
for Years 3-6.
Features

? Includes important innovations such as satellite images,
enhanced subcontinental maps, case studies and coverage of critical
global themes and issues

? Map keys are clear and accessible for primary students and
help develop map skills

? Cross-curriculum priorities are a focus in the case studies
for Australia and the World sections

? Students are encouraged to be active and informed citizens
through a Let?s help feature.
Skills section

? Students are introduced to basic map interpretation and
geospatial skills through stimulating resources and
activities.

? Where relevant, statistics and other data have been
updated

? Specific map reading skills are explained using real
examples

? Skill development is reinforced with a range of
activities.
World section

Satellite images of continents give students a bird?s-eye
view of the world, while new case studies explore natural and human
features, geographical and cultural diversity and issues relating
to the ways humans interact with their environments. Additional
thematic pages provide an engaging reference on topics such as
climate, endangered species, culture and World Heritage.
Australia section

This section comprehensively informs students about their own
country. Detailed maps of each state and territory are supported by
Geofacts and case studies appropriate to primary school students
and curriculum themes. Australia?s natural and human
features, resources and their sustainable use, care for special
places, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and our
connections with other countries are featured throughout this
section.
Online

QR codes feature throughout the Atlas so students and teachers can
quickly access relevant online content and weblinks.
Simply scan the QR code with an iPad or tablet to access the web
material.
(QR reader required. QR readers are available free on the App
Store and Google Play.)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118615232
ISBN-10: 1118615239
Format: Paperback / softback
(300mm x 235mm x 12mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Jacaranda Wiley, Australia
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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