MAPS101 SUBSCRIBERS DISCOVER NEW WORLDS WITH NINTH EDITION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ATLASSanta Barbara, CA — [August 31, 2011] — Users of Maps101, the K-12 cross curricular resource, can now access National Geographic’s stunning 9th edition Atlas with their subscription. This collection of 2011 maps covers every continent, country, region, and ocean and even includes off-planet maps including the Solar System and Mars.
Physical and Political maps of earth cover everything from The United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Low Countries and Denmark to the Amazon, and make for a comprehensive collection of support materials for teaching on a variety of subjects and topics from climate change and the environment to the World Wars and modern day conflict in the Middle East.
The maps provide visual support when discussing current events. Space exploration and understanding the concepts of other planets and galaxies are made easier with these informative illustrated features which are suitable for projection. A high resolution zoomify feature allows teachers and students to see close up detail and print specific sections of each and every map. A download feature is provided so the images can be used in presentations and reports, and a printable PDF version is available.
The Ninth Edition Atlas is just the latest addition to Maps101’s National Geographic collection, where hundreds of short videos on a range of topics from Nature & Wildlife to Ancient Civilizations can be found. Users can also access over 100 years of NG Magazine supplements, the Earth Pulse interactive atlas and a range of other support materials.
The new material is part of a number of content enhancements provided for the 2011/2012 school year.
Maps101 is an online, subscription based resource for multiple subjects. Content includes maps, videos, lesson plans, educational games, atlases for use in History, Earth Science, Geography, Languages and more. Teachers, students and parents of subscriber schools receive unlimited access from any internet connected computer. Maps101 was formed in 1998 as a division of Maps.com.
For more information or media appointments contact Stephanie Jensen on 805 699 7507 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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