Geography can encompass so much more than identifying places on a map! North Star Geography from Bright Ideas Press covers basic geography skills (maps, navigation) as well as physical geography (topography, biosphere, structure of the earth) and human geography (environmental stewardship, agriculture, culture, heritage & more)- - -all from a Christian perspective.
Each lesson in the reader is approximately 10-15 pages and geared towards Jr. High - High School students, though it may be adapted for younger students; the text features full-color maps, illustrations, and interesting sidebars. Accompanying each lesson in the download companion, hands-on project options, as well as an "atlas building" section where students label outline maps are provided. Note-taking pages feature ten questions taken from the text and which can be used for review or comprehension questions, as well as for a study guide for the exam. A memorization list is also included with the countries, regions, and features to know. The Companion Guide download also includes research questions, a quiz for each lesson, a final exam, test answer keys, defined vocabulary lists, graphic organizers, and a grading rubric.
Scripture is from the NKJV and ESV. 283 pages with glossary, hardcover. Companion Guide download access included. Approximately 8.5 inches x 11.25 inches. Designed for one year though three scheduling options are provided for a 16-week, 32-week, and 64-week course; grades 9-12. 1 high school credit. 16 lessons in 3 units.
The Companion Guide download includes:
- Hands-on activities and projects
- Map work, memorization, and geographic research questions (with answers!)
- Quizzes, a final exam, answer keys, and a grading rubric
- Reproducible outline and reference maps, note-taking pages, and graphic organizers
Hands-On Geography: Easy & Fun Activities for Exploring God's WorldMaggie Hogan, Janice BakerBright Ideas Press / 2001 / Trade Paperback$12.99 Retail:
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Geography is more than maps---and the world is more than continents and countries. These multi-grade projects provide an in-depth look at the world around us from a Christian perspective. Whether creating their own country notebook or studying about missionaries, your students will learn how geography affects economics, politics, science, religion, and cultures. Includes resource lists and reproducible work sheets and maps. 142 pages, softcover from Bright Ideas.
Maps are an integral part of many homeschooling projects, from lapbooks to notebooks to posters. Wondermaps, from homeschool publisher Bright Ideas Press, is destined to become a go-to resource! A customizable, printable collection of over 300 maps, Wondermaps includes:
- Historical or modern-day maps
- Outline, reference, political, or topographical maps
- Black-and-white or color maps
- Features including: names, borders, rivers, cities, physical features, and graticules
New in version 1.2: you can now edit maps, add text, and draw right in Adobe Reader! Save your additions and print them, too.
This CD-ROM includes:
- 75 Maps of the World
- 60+ USA Maps
- 150 Historical Maps, including 30 Biblical maps
- The complete map sets to accompany The Mystery of History Vol. I-IV and All American History Vol. I & II.
Version 1.2 requires Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (a free download) and 350 MB hard drive space to run properly.