Elementary Geography

by Charlotte Mason


Description:  Introduction to key concepts in the study of geography, beginning with the Earth's basic orientation, its hemispheres, and the imaginary lines for measuring latitude and longitude. The reader then learns about the earth's motion in relation to the sun and how a country's location affects its temperature and the rotation of seasons. The final topics covered are the fundamentals of map-making and descriptions of land and water features. Carefully selected poems accompany the text.


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Ages:  6-9
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2013
ISBN:  978-1-59915-900-3
Genres:  Geography

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Table of Contents

1. How All Things Praise the Lord
2. Our World—Part I
3. The Sailor-boy's Gossip
4. Our World—Part II
5. The Star
6. Our World and Other Worlds—Part I
7. Our World and Other Worlds—Part II
8. The Sunshine
9. Day and Night
10. The Blind Boy
11. Poles and Axis
12. The Four Seasons—Part I
13. The Voice of Spring
14. The Four Seasons—Part II
15. Summer
16. Harvest Thanksgiving
17. Winter
18. Hot Countries and Cold Countries—Part I
19. The Humming-bird
20. Hot Countries and Cold Countries—Part II
21. The Land of Ice at the South Pole

22. Parallel Lines
23. Day-break
24. Sunrise and Sunset
25. Evening
26. Why the Sun Rises and Sets
27. Mid-day Lines
28. The Points of the Compass
29. The Mariner's Compass
30. The Plan of a Room
31. The Plan of a Town
32. Map of the County
33. How Maps Are Made
34. The Surface of the Earth—Part I
35. The Surface of the Earth—Part II
36. Highlands and Lowlands
37. Rivers
38. Countries
39. The Waters of the Earth—Part I
40. The Waters of the Earth —Part II
41. The Oceans and Their Parts
42. Questions

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