Geography Detective Investigates: Maps and Map Skills Dr Jen Green

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780750282079
Size:
270 x 218 x 3mm
Published:
28th November 2013
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Geography Detective Investigates
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Overview

This hugely popular brand of geography books take an interactive approach to each topic encouraging the reader to ask questions, collect, record and analyse their findings.

Contents

Contents What are maps? Why do maps use symbols? How do maps show scale and distance? Why do maps have grids? How do maps show direction? What are contour lines? How are maps useful on journeys? What were early maps like? How are modern maps made? Why is it hard to show the earth on a map? What are thematic maps? Are maps always accurate? Your project Glossary Further information Index

Author

Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex `Dept of English and American Studies` in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book `Your Feelings: I`m Special` was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.

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