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Oxford Student Atlas 2012

Oxford Student Atlas 2012

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ISBN 9780199136995
Barcode 9780199136995
Published 16 May 2012 by Oxford University Press (R)
Format Paperback, 4th Revised edition
Author(s) By Wiegand, Patrick
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780199136995
ISBN-10 0199136998
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 16 May 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 4th Revised edition
Edition 4th Revised edition
Author(s) By Wiegand, Patrick
Category Atlases
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 362mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 723g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Maps & Atlases
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 912
Catalogue Code 287336

Description of this Book

This new edition of the iOxford Student Atlasr includes stunning satellite images, country data, and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how students use maps. The atlas covers key exam specification themes and issues such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate and climate change, economic activity, development, and globalisation. It includes comprehensive coverage of the British Isles, Europe, and the world. It is the ideal atlas for students to use on exam courses. The iOxford Student Atlasr is accompanied by an ie-Atlas CD-ROMr providing an interactive version of the atlas suitable for both individual study and whole-class display.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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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