Help Students Develop Global Literacy

Ideal for developing students’ global literacy, World Geography: Understanding a Changing World investigates the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces shaping the modern world.

Full coverage of geography concepts, world regions, and nations supports core social studies curriculum, including explorations of landforms and climate; natural resources; customs and culture; political and economic systems; national histories; and contemporary issues.

Enhance Understanding with Study Enrichment

Through specialized sections like Overview and Analyze, as well as an Advanced Search feature, researchers, students and teachers will learn about country-specific holidays and celebrations and read balanced feature stories that offer an in-depth look at international issues such as illiteracy, population growth, common currency, natural resources, GDP per capita, and more.

Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Central America and the Caribbean
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia
  • East and Southeast Asia
  • South Asia
  • Southwest Asia and North Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Oceania and Antarctica