Discovering the World of Geography
These books were written to help kids meet the 18 National Geography Standards. Each book contains around 125 pages, with each page holding a fun activity to help students learn. The range of different activities in these books is amazing, this is definitely not a rote, monotonous program. The first volume concentrates on learning the basics - maps, graphs, seasons, latitude and longitude, environment, precipitation and weather maps, culture, etc. The second features the U.S. - climate, explorers, the 13 colonies, wars, physical features, how the U.S. became 50 individual states, major cities, and other geographical aspects. Books three and four cover the climate, political geography, population, culture, natural resources, physical geography, major cities, developed and underdeveloped countries, and other important characteristics of the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. Answers included.