Zoom in on Physical Maps

Zoom in on Physical Maps

# 035164

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Item #: 035164
ISBN: 9780766094246
Grades: K-4

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Readers will learn how to use maps to locate the world's oceans, rivers, mountains, and deserts. This graphic-rich book not only explains the important features of physical maps and why people use them, but it teaches the all-important skills of reading maps. From a compass rose and legend, to color coding and latitude and longitude lines, students get a taste for the basics of map reading. A follow-up activity allows students to pinpoint directions to a few secret locations around the globe.

Category Description for Zoom in on... Series:

With simple text and lots of pictures and illustrations, children will learn all about the different types of maps and their functions. Each book begins with a short intro on the different aspects of a map (such as the compass rose, legend, and scale) and then ventures on to talk about the specifics of each type of map. An activity is included at the end. Approximately 7" x 8.5". 24 pgs, pb. -Emily G




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
K
Grade End
4
ISBN
9780766094246
Author
Kathy Furgang
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Enslow Publishers
Weight
0.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.12" x 8.38" x 0.12"
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