Publisher: NewsBank Inc
This innovative website is a gateway into the land, people, and history of all 50 U.S. States. This outstanding resource meets different students’ needs, offering them multiple ways to search an exhaustive collection of reference and curriculum entries through a U.S. map, subject, state profile, reference category or text search. Individual summaries of each state provide a practical introduction allowing students to dig deeper through enrichment lessons and activities. For librarians and teachers, this website offers a comprehensive range of physical and human geography resources and instructional tools. Whether you are focusing on your home state or exploring issues across state boundaries, it is an effective yet easy-to-use way to move your students beyond a "fill in the map" view of the course towards an understanding of how geographers think, work, and impact our lives. Highlights: A wealth of research resources, including recordings of gubernatorial speeches, archived news reports, election data, topographical maps, and more. One-stop access to thousands of entries as well as continually updated data from official government sources and unsurpassed research and teaching help. Continually updated home page features, including daily news stories, "Where in the United States?" activities, and "Term of the Day", make the study of state geography relevant and engaging.
Annual subscription prices are based on the number of Full Time Students (FTEs) - please contact us with your FTE count for a quotation.
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+