Geography Complete set of 6 DVDs
Discover the many uses of maps and globes -- from locating places and landforms to understanding the conditions under which the world's populations lives. These engaging instructional/interactive videos show how to use maps and globes to explore the earth, locate information, and find specific points.
This series includes:
Learning About Maps and Globes -- Explores the importance of maps and globes and their usefulness in locating places, showing physical features, weather, natural resources, products and population distribution.
Directions on Earth -- Discusses the geography of the planet; identifies the oceans and continents. Explains North and South poles; how to use cardinal directions and a compass.
Land on Earth -- Describes the ever changing surface of the earth and illustrates plate tectonics. Examines the seven continents and their main landforms including plains, plateaus, hills and mountains. Introduces ridges, trenches and fault lines.
Water on Earth -- Explores Earth's watery surface and its undersea world. Compares the four oceans and their characteristics, along with rivers, lakes, striates and canals. Viewers learn how ocean and air currents affect their lives.
Map and Globe Uses -- Reveals the importance of understanding scale, symbols, and keys as viewers learn to read maps and globes. Different kinds of maps, including road maps, weather/climate maps, political maps, people and product maps are shown. Finding Places on Maps and Globes -- Explains the use of latitude and longitude, along with grid lines, time zones, and the necessary tools used to find specific points on maps and globes.
Includes Teacher's Guide and Activity Masters
Running time: Approximately 15 minutes each
Geography Tools: Complete Series - Complete set of 6 DVDs