Geography Detective Investigates: Maps and Map Skills

Author: Jen Green
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Children's Geography Books
Age Group: 12-17
Book Format: Paperback

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.

Table Of Contents
1: Contents

2: What are maps?

3: Why do maps use symbols?

4: How do maps show scale and distance?

5: Why do maps have grids?

6: How do maps show direction?

7: What are contour lines?

8: How are maps useful on journeys?

9: What were early maps like?

10: How are modern maps made?

11: Why is it hard to show the earth on a map?

12: What are thematic maps?

13: Are maps always accurate?

14: Your project

15: Glossary

16: Further information

17: Index
About Jen Green
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.


SKU BK-9780750282079
Barcode # 9780750282079
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Jen Green
Shipping Weight 0.1600kg
Shipping Width 0.218m
Shipping Height 0.003m
Shipping Length 0.270m

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