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At the 26th International Cartography Conference in Dresden, Germany, the cartographic product “Physical Geography of Ukraine. The 8th grade.” won the second jury prize in the category digital products. The jury stated:

Effective and dynamic tool for individual learning.

Publisher’s Description: Electronic school book “Physical Geography of Ukraine” is one of many electronic school books developed by SSPE “Kartographia”. It is meant for learning of physical geography of Ukraine, is sought for individual work of a pupil or using by a teacher during a lesson together with other training resources. The electronic school book will help pupils to turn in their homework, at pleasure to acquire more geographical skills, improve schooling efficiency and prepare for exams. It consists of four main parts:

  1. Physiographic location and borders
  2. Natural conditions and natural resources
  3. Landscapes and physiographic zoning
  4. Nature reserve fund and protection of the environment

There is a lot of interesting information on the pages of the electronic school book. Its content and structure corresponds to the current educational program approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The zooming option allows changing the image scale (3–4 options to zoom in or out). While using the electronic school book it is possible to print any picture. Texts of the school book are accompanied by audio to promote knowledge acquisition.

  • Type: DVD
  • Date of Edition: 2012
  • Language: Ukrainian
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