Oxford International Students Atlas by Patrick Wiegand
  

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11+ (Year 7+, KS 3+). New 2012 Edition. Build global understanding with this engaging atlas, now updated and even better. This clear, accessible resource covers key curriculum themes to support your teaching and help students prepare for exams. Written with an expert advisor, the Oxford International Student's Atlas is recommended by University of Cambridge International Examinations.

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Oxford International Students Atlas by Patrick Wiegand

The new edition of the Oxford International Student's Atlas is the ideal atlas for Secondary school students. It includes stunning satelite images alongside mapping to aid understanding, country data, and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how students use maps. It covers key themes such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate and climate change, economic activity, development, and globalisation. It provides comprehensive coverage of each continent and the world. It is the ideal atlas for students to use on exam courses, and is recommended by University of Cambridge International Examinations in the resource lists for IGCSE(r) Geography and Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography. The Oxford International Student's Atlas is supported by the Oxford International Student's Atlas Skills Workbook - a fill-in skills workbook ideal for the classroom and homework.

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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Format

Paperback
136 pages

Author

Patrick Wiegand
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

16th July 2012

ISBN

9780199137572

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