Steven L. Scott
Charles O. Collins
David M. Diggs
Univ. of Northern Colorado,
Greeley, CO 80639
Funded by: Colorado Geography Education Fund &
National Geographic Society Education Fund.
The Atlas of Colorado: A Teaching
edition: includes 75 pages of maps and graphs created from data compiled
by a variety of sources and covering both physical and human landscapes,
67 photographic images displaying scenes from throughout the state,
and 2 tables of population and agricultural data. In addition, the
authors have included a number of suggested classroom activities
to enhance student learning experiences. Most recent updates: Oct.
The Atlas of Colorado
is distributed via the World Wide Web in the Adobe Acrobat portable
document format in order to ensure widespread access to this material.
Since the 1999 edition, numerous additions have been made to the this edition of
the Atlas. The Full Atlas file is 21 megabytes large, so be prepared for extended download
time. Once you have completed the download, you will have a 194 page reference and activity book to use in accordance with your
own classroom and instructional needs. You are free to print as
many copies as you need, or you may choose to utilize the Atlas
in electronic form.
The Atlas consists of five chapters. The
Introduction chapter is included in the Full Atlas link above. File sizes
are as follow: Full Atlas (22mb), Agriculture (10.5mb), Infrastructure
(1.7mb), Physical (4.3mb), and Population (3.6mb). Click on
the links above to view the Atlas/or a chapter in Adobe Acrobat format.
Right-click and Save Target as (in Internet Explorer) on a link to save the
Atlas/or chapter to your hard-drive. The full Atlas is properly
bookmarked/indexed. Individual chapter downloads are not.
All materials (both electronic and printed) in this version of The
Atlas of Colorado: A Teaching Resource, 2003 edition, are intended for
free, non-commercial, not-for-profit use by educators and their students.
The information contained herein is provided on an as-is,
as-available basis without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied,
including (but not limited to) warranties of merchantability, fitness for a
particular purpose, and non-infringement. The University of Northern
Colorado further expressly disclaim any warranty that the data are error-free or
current as of the date supplied.
Proper citation for the Atlas:
Scott, S., Collins, C. and Diggs, D. (2003). The
Atlas of Colorado: A Teaching Resource. University of Northern
Colorado, Department of Geography Web Site: index.htm
(c) Copyright University of Northern Colorado, 2003.