Stem Guides To Maps, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 162169948X
  • ISBN-13: 9781621699484
  • DDC: 912
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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When was the last time you used a map to get somewhere? Did you know that maps depend on math for their accuracy? The details on a map have to be precise and math guarantees this precision. This STEM title guides students through real-world math problems while teaching the science and math behind creating maps known as cartography.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Considering Scale.
3: Using a Compass.
4: Longitude and Latitude.
5: Measuring Elevation.
6: Measuring Depth.
7: Our Solar System.
Metric System.
Websites to Visit.
Show What You Know.
Other Backmatter.