Janice VanCleave's Geography for Every Kid: Easy Activities That Make Learning Geography Fun
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BeschreibungHow can you make a map out of clay? What is a compass rose? How do scientists track hurricanes? How has the world' s population changed? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about geography. In Geography for Every Kid you' ll learn about legends, scales, grip maps, topographic maps, latitude and longitude, and much more! You' ll create a map of your very own neighborhood park, make an enlarged picture using a grid, and even map a simulated ocean floor usin just a string and a washer. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid
InhaltsverzeichnisThe Earth in Space. The History of Mapmaking. Explorers. Global Addresses. Mapping a Sphere: The Earth. Using a Map Scale. Finding Places. Legends. Variation. Compass Rose. Mapping the Ocean Floor. Contour Mapping. Hurricane Tracking. Seasons. Time Zones. Atmospheric Circulation. Water and Climate. Climate Regions. Waters and Lands of the Earth. People, Population, and Location. Glossary. Index.
PortraitJANICE VANCLEAVE is a former school science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide. She is the author of more than twenty other science books for children.
Untertitel: 'Science for Every Kid'. Empfohlen von 8 bis 12 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1993
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten