How to Use Maps

This fun series gives elementary-school students a thorough introduction to maps. The books present and explain key map tools, such as compass roses, scale bars, and map legends. They address topics ranging from the history of longitude and latitude to today's high-tech GPS-based maps. Each volume offers a wealth of maps and is further enlivened by eye-catching photographs. Additionally, all books feature glossaries defining key terms and Web sites that link to more information.

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Series Review: How to Use Maps
"These books give students a solid background for understanding the world of cartography. Each title describes the basic concepts. The series adequately explains the elements of maps and map reading. ... Teachers should rely on their state standards or core standards to determine which book to start with."
--Library Media Connection
Library Set List: $141.60 / S&L: $106.20

Reading Level: 2-3

Interest Level: 3-6

Product type : Library Set
ISBN : 978-1-4488-6589-5
Author : Julio Gil
Copyright : 2012
Language : English
Category : Social Studies
Pages : 24
Trim : 8" x 8"
Subject : Social Studies
BISAC : JNF052000, JNF058000
Web Sites • Pronunciation Guide • Maps • Index • Glossary
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Different Kinds of Maps

How to Use Maps

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Scale and Distance in Maps

How to Use Maps

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How to Draw a Map

How to Use Maps

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GPS and Computer Maps

How to Use Maps

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