Map Types examines what maps are and how different maps are created and used. The book features beautiful color images, stunning historic and contemporary maps, and easy-to-follow text.
Easy to follow instructions and colorful artwork come together to guide the young reader through the exciting world of map drawing.
Reading Maps explain how to look at maps properly and make sense of them, allowing them to be read quickly and efficiently. Colorful illustrations encourage interest and knowledge in this vital subject.
Map Parts will bring a full comprehension of maps and encourage interest in maps.
Take a globe for spin or explore the pages in an atlas these resources can provide a wealth of information about our world. This appealing title takes a visual approach to geographical inquiry. Readers learn about the history of globes and atlases and how they are created. Practical, hands-on activities help readers learn to use these important resources.
Maps can show more than just citiesthey can also show you what the landscape looks like in different areas. Physical maps use colors and symbols to identify landscape features like forests, plains, valleys, deserts, mountains, and bodies of water. Full-color maps and accessible text help readers understand the specific features of physical maps.
Political maps are often the first kind of maps children learn about. These maps identify the boundaries of countries, states or provinces, and cities, as well as such physical features as lakes and oceans. Detailed, up-to-date maps and clearly written text help readers understand how to use political maps to solve problems.