Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the countries of Central America -- together they form the richly diverse North American continent. Now, with this one volume, your students can compare and contrast its peoples, customs, regions and political divisions. Topics and activities explored include: Locating North America (it's place on the globe), Name the Hemisphere, Water and Landforms, North America (black & white topographic map), Water Forms of North America, North American Landforms, Geographic Regions, Regions of North America, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Arctic Tundra, Political Divisions, Countries of North America (can you list all 10?), Capital Cities, Using a Compass Rose, Canada, Nunavut (the vast area in the Northwest Territories officially established in 1999 for the Inuit people), Longitude and Latitude, The United States of America (with map of states showing capitals), How Far Is It? (linear distances between points), Comparison Chart (land area, capital city, population, terrain, climate, ethnic groups, plants & animals, resources), Mexico (with showing individual Mexican states, Central American countries and their capitals), Central America, The Island Countries, West Indies, How Many People Live Here? (chart), How Crowded Is It?, North America's Resources (agriculture, Imports-Exports, Vacation Time), Resources (lists of Manufactured Goods, Natural Resources, Crops and Livestock, Services), Agriculture in North America, Movement (mapping Imports-Exports), North American Animals, Amazing Animals of North America, Animals in Danger, Animal Report Note Taker, The People of North America, Celebrations, Average Live Span (graph), North American Life Expectancy (factors, ratings), Native Peoples Note Taker, Moving to America (Immigrants), Celebrating Learning, and more. Plus, a full-color fold-out topographic map of North America and the oceans surrounding it. It's just one of seven titles in our all-new series on world geography based on the five themes of geography -- Location -- Position on the Earth's surface, Place -- Physical and Human Characteristics, Relationships within Places -- Humans and the Environment, Movement -- Human Interactions on the Earth, and Regions -- How They Form and Change.