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Discover and Do: Maps

Jane Lacey

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Science & technology: general interest (Children's

DISCOVER the facts and DO the activities in this fun geography series

DISCOVER the facts and DO the activities in this fun geography book all about marvellous maps!

Discover and Do! Geography is the perfect introduction to geography for readers aged 7 and up who enjoy getting creative. Each book looks at core geography topics and brings them to life through a lively combination of experiments, craft activities and quizzes.

Discover & Do! Maps takes an up-close look at different uses for maps and plans, exploring essential geography topics such as compass points, scale and landscapes. Readers will find information about navigation and map-making skills, and how they can use clues in nature to find their way even without technology. Alongside the facts, readers discover how to design a map of their local area from first-person observation, how to shrink and grow a map, and will even try their hand at making building plans - as an architect does - and much more!

Contents of Discover & Do! Maps:
What is a map?
Bird's-eye view
Symbols
Making maps
Compass points
Map lines
Scale
Landscapes
Plans
Finding the way
Planning a walk
Glossary
Quiz and Further information
Index

Titles in the series:
By the Sea
Caring for Our Earth
Maps
Mountains
Rivers
Weather

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