From the map experts at National Geographic comes the sixth edition of the award-winning Student World Atlas—the best resource ever for middle and high school students to become informed global citizens.
This latest edition, created with the help of a geography educator, has everything kids want and need to know about our changing world. Dynamic, user-friendly content includes stunning photos, fascinating facts, charts, graphics, and full-color political, physical, and thematic maps on important topics. This edition includes:
•New thematic maps for every continent
•New and updated infographics
•Updated maps and statistics
Whether it’s used in the classroom, for college prep, or for exploring at home, this atlas will introduce readers to places, people, and issues in their own country and across the planet.
For younger readers, don’t miss the National Geographic Kids World Atlas (6th edition) and the National Geographic Kids Beginner’s World Atlas (5th edition)!
About the Author
ABOUT THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR: National Geographic and maps go together like latitude and longitude. For more than 130 years National Geographic maps have helped spread geographic knowledge to people around the world. Eye-catching graphic elements give the maps their distinctive look and enhance their readability. National Geographic combines the latest data gathered by space-age technology with innovative mapping techniques to create state-of-the-art political, physical, and thematic maps. Meticulous research and attention to detail have established a standard of excellence that is recognized worldwide.
WRITER/EXPERT Chris Bickel has been an educator for more than 24 years in New Jersey. He is a former geography and U.S. history teacher and currently works as a supervisor of social studies. He is a National Geographic Certified Educator and has consulted with school districts around his state on best practice teaching strategies that help foster in students a deeper sense of stewardship and awe in the places we call home. He is the author of The Nest Seekers, an upper-elementary picture book on outdoor birding and human and environmental interaction.