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Jacaranda Primary Atlas
The fourth edition of the Jacaranda Primary Atlas provides comprehensive coverage of the Australian Curriculum: Geography for Years 3-6
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The latest update of the Jacaranda Primary Atlas features its renown mapping excellence and graded skill development, while presenting a wealth of gazetteer and thematic maps, new case studies and fully updated statistics that address the curriculum content descriptions. More than just a reference, the Jacaranda Primary Atlas fully supports the Australian Curriculum for Years 3-6 and can be used to teach essential geographical skills.
Includes important innovations such as satellite images, enhanced subcontinental maps, case studies and coverage of critical global themes and issues
Case studies from the Australian and World sections have a particular focus on addressing all Australian curricula
The atlas encourages students to be active and informed citizens through the Let’s help feature, which highlights the importance of community and charity
Map keys are clear and accessible for primary students helping them develop important map skills
Students are introduced to basic map interpretation and geospatial skills through stimulating resources and activities. With updated statistics and other data teachers can be sure students are interpreting relevant information. Real life examples are used to develop map reading kills, and skill development is reinforced with a range of engaging activities.
Satellite images of continents give students a bird’s-eye view of the world, while new case studies explore natural and human features, geographical and cultural diversity and issues relating to the ways humans interact with their environments. Additional thematic pages provide an engaging reference on topics such as climate, endangered species, culture and World Heritage.
The Australia section comprehensively informs students about their own country. Detailed maps of each state and territory are supported by Geofacts and case studies appropriate to primary school students and curriculum themes. Australia’s natural and human features, resources and their sustainable use, care for special places, indigenous cultures and our connections with other countries are featured throughout this section.
Scan the QR codes inside your atlas to view videos highlighting key facts about all Australian states and territories. These videos are great for visual learners and help students gain a more in-depth understanding of the region.
Watch the full playlist or find video for a specific region by visiting the YouTube playlist here.
To view the full table of contents for the Jacaranda Primary Atlas 4th Edition, click here
In 2017, Jacaranda is publishing the ninth edition of the iconic Jacaranda Atlas. For the first time, the hardcover atlas comes with a complimentary eBookPLUS so students and teachers get the best of both formats.