Mapping: A City (Mapping)Author: Dr Jen GreenPublisher: Wayland (Publishers) LtdCategory: Activity Books, People & Places, Natural History Books for Children, Children's Geography BooksAge Group: 0-5Book Format: Hardcover
Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a city. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarkscan be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance on a walk around a city; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse ; and looking at transport maps.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.
Table Of Contents4-5: CITY FROM ABOVE; 6-7: WHERE YOU LIVE; 8-9: UK'S BIGGEST CITIES; 10-11: TOURIST MAP OF THE CITY / SIGHTS OF THE CITY; 12-13: CITY LANDMARKS; 14-15: A CITY TO DIFFERENT SCALES; 16-17: USING SCALE IN THE PARK; 18-19: CITY SQUARE IN A GRID; 20-21: DIRECTIONS IN THE CENTRE; 22-23: PLAN OF A MUSEUM; 24-25: OVER THE WATER; 26-27: CITY TRAVEL; 28-29: HOW LAND IS USED
About Jen GreenJen 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.
|Brand||Wayland (Publishers) Ltd|
|Artist / Author||Dr Jen Green|