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 on the companion CD, 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 on the CD with the countries, regions, and features to know. The Companion Guide CD 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 CD 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 CD 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$11.99 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.