Nystrom Education

COMMUNITIES HERE AND THEREStudy a 25-block community to develop social studies skills and concepts in civics, culture, economics, history, and geography


Nystromís Exploring Where and Why, Grade 2

Second graders explore an expanded concept of community in this complete program providing a full year of cross-curricular social studies activities based on the Nystronaut Atlas, building upon knowledge learned in New Friends and New Places and Neighborhoods Near and Far.


  • 15 Nystronaut Atlases
    Sample pages from the atlas

  • A 290-page teacher's guide with step-by-step lesson plans and reproducible handouts
    Sample pages from the guide

  • 15 information literacy lessons
  • 1 literacy library with 12 age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction trade books, plus cross-curricular activities
  • 6 nine-inch globes (with cradle mounts) emphasizing the continents and their (unlabeled) countries
  • 30 laminated, markable, double-sided desk maps (11"h x 17"w) showing an urban and a rural community
    Sample images of the maps

  • 30 laminated, markable, double-sided desk maps (11"h x 17"w) showing the U.S. and the world (with most countries labeled)
  • 2 laminated, markable wall maps (33"h x 50"w) matching the community desk maps
  • 6 markable raised-relief maps showing the community in a 3-D landscape
  • 30 fine-tip markers, 4 wide-tip markers
  • 1 cart to organize and store all components
A Spanish-language version of this program is also available.

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
N2EWW2L-WBNYS 9780782512434 Additional literacy library $175.00

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