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- Attention-grabbing anecdotes open the first chapter and help draw in reluctant readers. - Exciting on-site photography puts the reader where the action is. - Series features include photos, diagrams, glossary, and resources. Curriculum Standards: Grades 5-8 Standards for Social Studies Culture - Explore the ways people and societies address similar human needs & concerns Time, Continuity, & Change - Compare different accounts about past events/situations and identify how they contribute to our understanding of the past Power, Authority, & Governance - Describe the ways nations respond to forces of unity/diversity affecting order/security - Explain conditions that contribute to conflict & cooperation within nations Science, Technology, & Society - Show how science/technology have changed perceptions of social world, such as in their relationship to economic needs, wants, and security Global Connections - Analyze examples of interdependence among groups, societies, nations - Explore causes, effects, solutions to persistent global issues such as health & security Grades 5-8 Science Standards Earth & Space Science - Structure of the Earth System & Earth's History Science in Personal and Social Perspectives - Develop understanding of personal health; populations, resources, and environments; natural hazards; risks and benefits; science and technology in society
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Children's Press, c2007
ISBN: 9780531187234
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. maps. --
Additional Contributors: Crilly, Jennifer


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