Map Basics: All About Road Maps and GPS, 1st Edition

  • Barbara M. Linde
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538230607
  • ISBN-13: 9781538230602
  • DDC: 912.01
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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What highways go from Maine to Florida? What's the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco? How do I get to my friend's house? How does GPS work? As readers enjoy this volume, they will find answers to these questions and more. Readers learn to use the map key to identify different types of roads. They'll plan routes for long and short trips, calculating distances with the scale of miles. After studying diagrams of the GPS, they will give a basic explanation of how it works.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is a Road Map?.
2: What's on a Road Map?.
3: Are We There Yet?.
4: Which Way Are We Going?.
5: How Do We Get There?.
6: Neighborhood Maps.
7: What Is GPS?.
8: How Is GPS Used?.
9: Map It!.
For More Information.
Other Backmatter.