Oxford School Atlas by Patrick Wiegand

Oxford School Atlas

Written by Patrick Wiegand

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Aimed at 12+/ Year 7+. An accessible atlas that targets the core geography case study requirements at Key Stage 3 and retains a large proportion of generic mapping content.


Oxford School Atlas by Patrick Wiegand

Featuring easy-to-read digital maps, this atlas uses satellite images, photographs and artwork to enhance the themes chosen. The level of detail is accessible to 10+ geographers and the topics are specifically chosen to cover the key curriculum requirements.


A really excellent atlas. Well laid out and with excellent easily understood information 5 star Amazon review Concise and reliable, easy to use. We have been using this atlas in our bilingual geography classes in Germany for some time now. 5 star Amazon Review A very good school atlas, clearly written and easy to understand, with excellent keys and good scale maps. A very good all rounder 4 star Amazon Review

About the Author

Dr Patrick Wiegand taught in primary and secondary schools before being appointed to the School of Education at the University of Leeds where he trained teachers, taught on Masters' programmes and supervised PhD students. He became Head of Teacher Training at the University of Leeds and then Reader in Geography Education. He has researched children's thinking with maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) throughout his career and has published many books, chapters and research papers in this area including Learning and Teaching with Maps (Routledge, 2006). He was Chair of the Cartography and Children Commission of the International Cartographic Association, held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in GIS in Education, and has served on the UK Committee for Cartography. He has always worked to improve the quality and usability of classroom teaching materials and has been Editorial Adviser for OUP atlases for 30 years.

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96 pages


Patrick Wiegand
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Oxford University Press

Publication date

6th April 2006




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