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Geography is such a rich subject that is most often unrealized. Often we think of geography as merely maps but it's so much more than that!
It's understanding the world in conjunction with where we are. It's understanding land and water, mountains and valleys. It's gaining perspective on distance and location.
It's one of my middle schooler's favorite subjects. It's not merely the
She loves it because she loves to draw maps and make up stories to go with them, and this resource is teaching her geography with new depth in order to help her create her maps and tell her stories even better.
Geography is not only a great tool for homeschool lessons, it's also a great tool for fiction writers, especially those who enjoy writing fantasy, like my daughter. It allows her to understand and further detail and describe the settings inside her stories.
North Star Geography
North Star Geography is a resource that helps take students to that level.
Designed for Middle and High School students, North Star Geography is packed with lessons and projects for all kinds of learners and interest levels.
North Star Geography makes teaching AND learning geography super simple and fun -- even for those reluctant learners.
Reader & Companion Guide
North Star Geography wouldn't be what it is without its amazing companion CD. If the book is informative, the CD is transformative. Taking the information learned and turning into more than merely information, but grounding it through the power of hands on activities.
The finished map.
My daughter worked on creating her own city map using the instructions and resources inside North Star Geography. Here is her finished map.
North Star Geography Audio
Bright Ideas Press just released the audiobook version of North Star Geography.
If you have a reluctant reader, this is a great alternative!
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