Pioneers of Earth Science

Lynn Van Gorp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905589

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Description

Maps and globes are among the most important tools that scientists have for studying the earth. In the 1500s, Gerardus Mercator created the first globes and maps. William Davis helped make geography a school subject and is a founder of geomorphology, the study of landforms. He also made important discoveries about the cycle of erosion. Many of today's discoveries come from photos taken from satellites that orbit our planet.

Reading Level
Lexile
620L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.1
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Geography History Nature People & Places Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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