The different regions of the world are like a puzzle, each contributing to the bigger picture. This essential set explores the impacts of contributions in science, technology, and economics from different regions of the world. Readers will look at the various agriculture, manufacturing, retail, and service industries of countries across the globe, and how they've changed over time. Each book helps readers understand how factors of production influence the economy. They'll study the impact of the distribution of resources on international trade, and the economic interdependence between and within societies. Accessible narratives paired with vibrant visuals highlight the myriad ways the regions of the world affect one another.
• Graphic organizers provide a visual aid to facts about science, technology, and economics
• Engaging sidebars and fact boxes deepen readers' understanding of the topic
• Aligns with social studies curriculum standards