Maps and Mapping Skills: Introducing MapsAuthor: Meg Gillett Jack GillettPublisher: Wayland (Publishers) LtdCategory: Children's Geography BooksAge Group: 12-17Book Format: Paperback
Reading and interpreting a variety of maps is an important geographical skill and enquiry method. Maps and Mapping skills is a series that looks at basic and intermediate geographical skills involved in map reading and map making. By translating the three dimensional into two, children are encouraged to hone their thinking skills and spacial awareness, and consider the presentation of complex information into a logical and usable map. This will provide a useful introduction to reading atlases as well as basic map skills for KS3. Will contain questions/activities throughout to encourage children to practice map reading, understand concepts from scale to population density, and to learn to use maps for particular purposes.
Table Of Contents1: What is a map? 2: What can you see? 3: What's on a map? 4: Scale and distance 5: Zooming in! 6: How to: Make a scale plan 7: Signs and Symbols 8: Getting your bearings 9: Four-figure grid references 10: Six-figure grid references 11: Different kinds of maps 12: Use your skills: Make your own map 13: Use your skills: Island Adventure 14: Use your skills: Map Wordsearch 15: Glossary and Answers 16: Index
About Jack GillettAfter travelling widely as a Naval Officer, Jack Gillett taught geography for over 25 years and has written more than 20 books for KS2 to A-level. He is also an experienced GCSE Geography Examiner. Meg Gillett is a highly experienced geography teacher and GCSE examiner. After several years working in the leisure and tourism industry, she returned to the classroom and has since written a range of textbooks for KS2 to A-level.
|Brand||Wayland (Publishers) Ltd|
|Artist / Author||Meg Gillett Jack Gillett|