Zoom in on Maps: Zoom in on Physical Maps, 1st Edition

  • Kathy Furgang
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766092852
  • ISBN-13: 9780766092853
  • DDC: 912
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Readers will learn how to use maps to locate the world's oceans, rivers, mountains, and deserts. This graphic-rich book not only explains the important features of physical maps and why people use them, but it teaches the all-important skills of reading maps. From a compass rose and legend, to color coding and latitude and longitude lines, students get a taste for the basics of map reading. A follow-up activity allows students to pinpoint directions to a few secret locations around the globe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Words to Know.
1: Why Do We Need Maps?.
2: Features of Physical Maps.
3: A Closer Look at Physical Maps.
4: How Do We Use Physical Maps?.
Activity: Let’s Explore.
Learn More.
Copyright Page.