Oxford Atlas for Australian Schools Years 3-4

Third Edition

Oxford Atlas

Oxford Atlas for Australian Schools Years 3-4

Third Edition

Oxford Atlas

ISBN:

9780190310776

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

25 Sep 2017

Availability:

999

Series:

$34.95 AUD

$39.99 NZD

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Description

Stage two of the Oxford Atlas+ for Australian Schools series provides coverage of the Years 3–4 Science and HASS Australian Curriculum content, and fosters the application of STEM knowledge and skills within and across content areas. In the print atlas, students will discover formal mapping skills and conventional map symbology. Engaging thematic spreads and case studies from around the world enable students to build on existing knowledge.

The Student Dashboard includes videos; digital interactives, including coding and mapping skills; and interactive maps to enrich and supplement the print atlas. The Teacher Dashboard includes professional support notes, with teaching activities, ideas and experiments; pre-and-post assessment activities; online tracking of student quiz results and all interactives found on the Years 3–4 Student Dashboard.

To find out more about the Oxford Atlas+ for Australian Schools series please click here.

Contents

DISCOVERING MAP SKILLS
What is a map?
The map legend
Map use direction and scale
Finding places on maps
Interpreting data
Different kinds of maps

DISCOVERING OUR WORLD

Earth, Sun and Moon
Earth, Sun and Moon
Day and Night
Seasons

Changing Earth
Rivers change the land
The changing coastline
Humans change the land

Natural resources
Habitats in Australia
Australia’ natural resources
Using our natural resources

Living things
Living and non-living things
Extinct animals
Life cycles

Heat
Hottest and coldest
Producing heat
How do we use heat?

Forces
Different forces
Speed and friction
Magnets

First people
Australia’s first people
Indigenous sustainability practices

Arrival and impact
Exploration
The British arrive in Australia
Living cultures

Communities and celebrations
Communities around the world
Democracy
Multicultural Australia
Remembering the ANZACs


DISCOVERING OUR COUNTRY

Australia
Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Victoria
Tasmania


DISCOVERING CONTINENTS AND COUNTRIES

World environments
World countries
Pacific
New Zealand
Asia
South-East Asia
East Asia
South Asia
Middle East
Europe
Norther Europe
Southern Europe
Russia and neighbors
Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Africa
North America
Canada, Alaska and Greenland
United States of America
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Northern South America
Southern South America
Antarctica


MAP INDEX

SUBJECT INDEX
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


FLAGS OF THE WORLD

Student Resources

Print Atlases

  • Essential map-reading skills are introduced, discovered and explored.
  • World, continent, country and state maps include case studies to help students explore the world.
  • High-interest topic spreads cover Science, History, Geography and Civics & Citizenship (Years 3–6) content from the Australian Curriculum.
  • Completely up-to-date world facts and statistics.

Student Digital Resources
(Years 3–4 and Years 5–6 only)

  • Digital interactive maps enable deeper exploration of geographical regions.
  • Mapping and skills interactives enrich and supplement the mapping skills section in the print books.
  • Digital technologies interactives based on themes found within the atlases help develop computational thinking.
  • Video links connect to high-quality videos.
  • OZBOX cards can be assigned by teachers for further exploration of topics and concepts in the atlases.
  • Self-correcting quizzes help students test their knowledge and understanding.

Teacher Resources

A suite of Oxford Atlas+ for Australian Schools online teaching resources can be found on Oxford Owl. A Teacher Dashboard is available for each stage of the atlas.

Resources include:

  • explicit links to specific Australian Curriculum Science, History, Geography and Civics & Citizenship (Years 3–4 and 5–6 only) content descriptions
  • professional support notes with teaching activities, ideas and experiments
  • suggested pre-assessment and assessment activities
  • videos, mapping skills interactives, interactive maps and Technologies interactives for front-of-class teaching
  • links to a selection of relevant OZBOX cards, with the ability to assign cards to students (Years 3–4 and 5–6 only)
  • downloadable activity sheets and graphic organisers
  • online tracking of student quiz results.

Sample Pages

Years 3–4 Sample pages

View complete page proofs of Oxford Atlas+ for Australian Schools 3–4 here.