Philip's Interactive Modern School Atlas: For Whiteboards And Data Projectors
- Hodder Education
- Publication Date:
- 30 June 2006
The bestselling Philip's Modern School Atlas is an essential reference work for secondary education. In an exciting collaboration with Hodder Murray and an experienced author, the Atlas has now been made interactive, allowing teachers and students to locate and manipulate specific areas of maps. The program also allows users to look at details within the maps and to export them to other applications such as Word or PowerPoint. Maps and images featured include:* Political maps -- showing national boundaries at a glance* Physical maps -- marking key features such as mountains, rivers and lakes, as well as towns, roads and railways* Climate maps -- for each continent * Thematic maps -- comparing nation with nation on key social and economic topics * Satellite imagery -- providing a valuable resource for studying the Earth's surface * Economic maps -- charting different types of land use in each continentCase studies have been written for this interactive edition, covering major topics featuring on the GCSE and AS/A level specifications. Teachers and students can also launch animations, video, Powerpoint presentations, support notes and student activity sheets at the click of a button. These additional resources are easy to locate and feature in such a way as to be available on demand, supporting knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting specific regions and places.