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Elementary Grades

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Grade 4


Carefully leveled, mutually supporting resources build solid geography skills and content knowledge

Exploring Where & Why

Map and Globe Skills

Through activity-driven lessons based on markable maps and globes and an atlas that teaches students how to use an atlas, students master geography concepts, skills, and content, then apply those skills to the U.S. regions. Available with Spanish resources. Learn More »

Junior Geographer Atlas

This full-color atlas helps students become geographically savvy. Map elements are illustrated and explained, while graphs and photographs illustrate the concepts in a different way. Then students apply their new skills and concepts to U.S. regions. Also available in Spanish. Learn More »

Intermediate Political Maps

Designed for students just becoming ready for the main details of geographic information, these maps focus on world and U.S. political divisions by using contrasting colors to make states and countries easy to see, while shaded relief shows relationships between physical and political geography. Learn More »

Intermediate Political Globe

Designed for students just becoming ready for the main details of geographic information, this globe uses color to focus on world and U.S. political divisions, while shaded 3-D raised relief lets students uncover relationships between physical and political geography. Learn More »

Intermediate Physical Maps

Equip students to investigate the main biomes of the U.S. and the world. While shaded relief plainly reveals mountainous areas, colors classify terrain as forest, grassland, desert, or alpine. The maps also show capital and major cities as well as national and state boundary lines. Learn More »

Intermediate Physical Globe

Focuses on Earth's environments: its forest, grassland, desert, and alpine terrain regimes. The globe also shows capital and major cities as well as national and state boundary lines, while shaded 3-D raised relief puts students in touch with the world’s mountainous areas. Learn More »

StrataLogica Elementary License

Make all of Nystrom’s elementary maps, globes, atlases, and activity sets digital and available to teachers and students both at home and in school. Nystrom’s carefully spiraled K–5 geography resources allow teachers to support and challenge every student at just the right level. Learn More »