Nystrom Education

MAP AND GLOBE SKILLSBuild strong geography skills and apply them to the U.S. regions


Nystrom’s Exploring Where & Why, Grade 4

Challenge fourth graders to master geography concepts, skills, and content, and then apply what they’ve learned to study U.S. regions. Based on the Junior Geographer atlas—which teaches students how to use an atlas—this complete program gives students a thorough grounding in how to interpret maps, globes, and atlases.

  • 30 Junior Geographer atlases
    Sample pages from the atlas

  • 1A 294-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
  • 9 nine-inch globes (with cradle mounts) emphasizing the continents and their labeled countries
  • 30 laminated, markable, double-sided desk maps (18"h x 19"w), 15 political, 15 physical, each with the U.S. and the world on opposite sides, and all with inset thematic mapsr
    Sample images of the maps

  • 9 markable raised-relief maps showing a 3-D physical map of the U.S.
  • 30 fine-tip markers
  • 1 cart to organize and store all components

A Spanish-language version of this program is also available.

QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
NYS5331-WBNYS COMPLETE PROGRAM (Literacy lessons) $1,710.00
N2MGSL-WBNYS 9780782512458 Additional literacy library $175.00

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