Exploring Our World © 2010

Grade Levels: 6-12

Exploring Our World is a middle school program co-authored by National Geographic. This program introduces students to an enriched view of the interrelationships of geography, history, economics, government, citizenship, and current events—in one compelling package. A strong geographic thread is interwoven with history, government, and current events to analyze different regions of the world and the issues they face.

Suitable for a world geography or world cultures class, Exploring Our World is available as a full survey; Eastern Hemisphere; and Western Hemisphere, Europe, and Russia.

About the Program

Contents:

Unit 1 The World

  • Chapter 1 Using Geography Skills
  • Chapter 2 Earth’s Physical Geography
  • Chapter 3 Earth’s Human and Cultural Geography

Unit 2 The United States and Canada

  • Chapter 4 Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
  • Chapter 5 History and Cultures of the United States and Canada
  • Chapter 6 The United States and Canada Today

Unit 3  Latin America

  • Chapter 7 Physical Geography of Latin America
  • Chapter 8 History and Cultures of Latin America
  • Chapter 9 Latin America Today

Unit 4  Europe

  • Chapter 10 Physical Geography of Europe
  • Chapter 11 History and Cultures of Europe
  • Chapter 12 Europe Today

Unit 5  Russia

  • Chapter 13 Physical Geography of Russia
  • Chapter 14 History and Cultures of Russia
  • Chapter 15 Russia Today 

Unit 6 North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia

  • Chapter 16 Physical Geography of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia
  • Chapter 17 History and Cultures of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia
  • Chapter 18 North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia Today

Unit 7  Africa South of the Sahara

  • Chapter 19 Physical Geography of Africa South of the Sahara
  • Chapter 20 History and Cultures of Africa South of the Sahara
  • Chapter 21 Africa South of the Sahara Today

Unit 8  South Asia

  • Chapter 22 Physical Geography of South Asia
  • Chapter 23 History and Cultures of South Asia
  • Chapter 24 South Asia Today

Unit 9 East Asia and Southeast Asia

  • Chapter 25 Physical Geography of East Asia and Southeast Asia
  • Chapter 26 History and Cultures of East Asia and Southeast Asia
  • Chapter 27 East Asia and Southeast Asia Today

Unit 10 Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica

  • Chapter 28 Physical Geography of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica
  • Chapter 29 History and Culture of Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica
  • Chapter 30 Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica Today
     

Program Components

  • Exploring Our World, Presentation Plus! with MindJogger Checkpoint CD-ROM
    Exploring Our World, Presentation Plus! with MindJogger Checkpoint CD-ROM
  • Glencoe World Geography, World Art and Architecture Transparencies Binder
    Glencoe World Geography, World Art and Architecture Transparencies Binder
  • Social Studies, Foods Around the World
    Social Studies, Foods Around the World
  • Exploring Our World, Authentic Assessment and Rubrics
    Exploring Our World, Authentic Assessment and Rubrics
  • Exploring Our World, Daily Focus Skills Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
    Exploring Our World, Daily Focus Skills Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
  • Exploring Our World, ExamView Assessment Suite CD-ROM
    Exploring Our World, ExamView Assessment Suite CD-ROM
  • Exploring Our World, Exploring Our World in Graphic Novel
    Exploring Our World, Exploring Our World in Graphic Novel
  • Exploring Our World, Graphic Organizer Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
    Exploring Our World, Graphic Organizer Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
  • Exploring Our World, In-Text Map Overlay and Population Pyramid Transparencies, Strategies and Activities
    Exploring Our World, In-Text Map Overlay and Population Pyramid Transparencies, Strategies and Activities
  • Exploring Our World, Interactive Geography Activities
    Exploring Our World, Interactive Geography Activities
  • Exploring Our World, Online Teacher Edition with Resources, 1-Year Subscription
    Exploring Our World, Online Teacher Edition with Resources, 1-Year Subscription
  • Exploring Our World, Online Teacher Edition with Resources, 6-Year Subscription
    Exploring Our World, Online Teacher Edition with Resources, 6-Year Subscription
  • Exploring Our World, Quizzes and Tests
    Exploring Our World, Quizzes and Tests
  • Exploring Our World, Reading Essentials and Note-Taking Guide Answer Key
    Exploring Our World, Reading Essentials and Note-Taking Guide Answer Key
  • Exploring Our World, Spanish Activities
    Exploring Our World, Spanish Activities
  • Exploring Our World, Reading Essentials and Note-Taking Guide Workbook
    Exploring Our World, Reading Essentials and Note-Taking Guide Workbook
  • Exploring Our World, Reading and Study Skills Foldables
    Exploring Our World, Reading and Study Skills Foldables
  • Exploring Our World, Spanish Reading Essentials and Note-Taking Guide Workbook
    Exploring Our World, Spanish Reading Essentials and Note-Taking Guide Workbook
  • Exploring Our World, Standardized Test Practice Workbook
    Exploring Our World, Standardized Test Practice Workbook
  • Exploring Our World, Standardized Test Practice Workbook Teacher Edition
    Exploring Our World, Standardized Test Practice Workbook Teacher Edition
  • Exploring Our World, Student Edition
    Exploring Our World, Student Edition
  • Exploring Our World, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
    Exploring Our World, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
  • Social Studies, Graphing Tool CD-ROM
    Social Studies, Graphing Tool CD-ROM
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