Completely new, extended and rebranded edition of the leading Collins Longman Foundation Atlas. Perfectly designed for Key Stage 3 students to support and motivate them in geographical and mapping skills. Collins Foundation Atlas is a completely new and extended edition of the highly successful Collins Longman Foundation Atlas. It features 88 pages of clear, easy to read maps, satellite images, an atlas skills section and hundreds of statistics. It is an introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 designed to help students develop map, atlas and data handling skills. The content adheres closely to the requirements of the National curriculum and incorporates results of classroom testing. The Foundation Atlas has a clear and accessible layout to motivate pupils of all abilities at Key Stage 3 and S1-S2. An easy to follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, easy to read reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. Key country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. Colour coding of the titling and marginalia aids the identification of the sections within the atlas. The world section covers all the global issues required by the National Curriculum e.g. climate, population, earthquakes and volcanoes and a new map of Biomes.