The Geography Book

Autor: Caroline Arnold
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780471412366
File Size: 13,12 MB
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Get to Know the Earth's Many Forms with Dozens of Fun and Easy Projects From finding directions by the stars, to mapping your neighborhood, to making an earthquake in a box, you'll have a great time learning about the world with The Geography Book. You'll find out how to determine location on the Earth, how maps can provide us with a wide range of information, how different landforms were created, how water has helped shape the Earth, and much more. Using simple materials you'll be able to find around the house or in your neighborhood, you'll be able to create things like a giant compass rose, a balloon globe, a contour potato, a map puzzle, and a tornado in a jar. So get ready for a fascinating trip around the globe.

Charting The World

Autor: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1569769184
File Size: 76,61 MB
Format: PDF
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Maps have been a part of human culture since the days of scratching on cave walls, and this richly illustrated history chronicles the road from simple diagrams used to avoid danger to the complex, navigational charts used today. Displaying an array of historic atlases and a variety of cartography styles, this book allows young readers to test their map-reading skills while discovering the intricate beauty and the wealth of information held within. Geographical concepts are spotlighted through an assortment of guided activities--including finding the elevation of hills, plotting a course with a magnetic compass, creating three-dimensional land models using a contour map, and performing a plot survey. Drawing the conclusion that the study of geography and maps is crucial to understanding an ever-changing planet, this handbook discloses the ways in which technological advances in cartography can further discussions on climate change, warfare, environmental conservation, population growth, and other timely topics.

Around The World Coloring Book

Autor: Winky Adam
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486439836
File Size: 15,82 MB
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Maps of 30 nations contain the names of major cities and are accompanied by easy-to-color pictures of the national flags, landmarks, and natural resources. Facts and statistics highlight the unique features of each country.


Autor: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167184
File Size: 45,76 MB
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Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.

Mapping Penny S World

Autor: Loreen Leedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805072624
File Size: 18,45 MB
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After learning about maps in school, Lisa maps all the favorite places of her dog Penny.

Exploring Your World

ISBN: 9780870447266
File Size: 48,23 MB
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A family reference work containing alphabetically arranged articles, with charts, maps, and photographs, covering physical and human geography.

Mapping Our World

Autor: Janine Scott
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756503628
File Size: 38,75 MB
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Briefly describes the process of making maps.

The Everything Kids Geography Book

Autor: Jane P Gardner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605507571
File Size: 35,44 MB
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From North America's mountains to Africa's deserts, this book will help kids learn the locations of states, countries, and continents around the world. They will also learn about the features that make up each region, including: What's growing in the Amazon Rainforest; The longest river in the world - the Nile in Africa; The "frozen Ts" of Asia - the tundra and the taiga; Shelves of ice in Antarctica; The uniqueness of the Australian Outback; And more! With exciting puzzles and activities, this book is a great tool for teachers and parents who want to make learning fun for kids. Before long, young readers will be reading maps and navigating tough terrain like bona fide geographers!

National Geographic Kids World Atlas

Autor: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426314035
File Size: 23,25 MB
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Contains the latest data, maps of the world, and graphs as well as lively essays about the world, geography-themed games, crosswords, and picture puzzles.

A History Of The World In 12 Maps

Autor: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143126024
File Size: 36,22 MB
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An engaging survey of 12 maps from Ancient Greece to Google Earth examines how they have had a profound influence on how the world is seen, revealing how historical geographical depictions were subject to deliberate manipulations to promote a range of special interests. 30,000 first printing.