This comprehensive resource assists students to investigate and learn more about their global community. By addressing the issues affecting today's world, Behind the News Primary Atlas generates discussion and prompts research in the classroom, creating an environment that encourages student participation.
The contents of the CD-ROM include:
- interactive mapping skills tutorials
- e-maps, animations and activities that allow students to practise and apply skills
- outline maps of Australia and the world.
Behind the News Primary Atlas Resources CD-ROM supports and extends the atlas with interactive modules that introduce key mapping skills allowing students to practise and apply these skills during authentic learning experiences.
The CD-ROM features videos that support and extend the thematic issues presented in the Atlas. The multimedia component assists students to contextualise and clarify their understandings and promotes further discussion and research.