The Earth

The Earth : The Geography of Our World

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This title offers a hands-on approach to helping children to explore, learn and understand about the world around them. Containing a range of safe, easy-to-do experiments, it aims to stimulate children's curiousity and challenge them to find out more through their own observations and discoveries. The book offers an all-round introductio to geography, looking at the way that mountains, rivers and oceans shape the land, and explaining the causes behind natural hazards such as volcanoes and earthquakes. Climates and weather patterns from around the world are also explored and children are encouraged to learn how to use and understand all types of map.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 210 x 238 x 8mm | 340.19g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations and photographs, maps, index
  • 0753406365
  • 9780753406366

Table of contents

About This Book; Rivers and Oceans; Water in our World; The Water Cycle; Water Under the Ground; River Sources; Rivers at Work; Winding Rivers; The Nile; Lakes; Oceans and Seas; Waves, Currents and Tides; Water Pollution; Amazing Rivers and Oceans; Mountains and Volcanoes; our Changing World; Deep Inside the Earth; The Earth's Jigsaw Puzzle; Earthquake; Building Mountains; The Himalayas; The Exploding Earth; Fire Islands; Fiery Rocks; Amazing Mountains; Hot Water; Weather and Climate; Weather Patterns; Seasons of the Year; Sun Power; Heat and Cold; Air Pressure; Windy Weather; Cloudy Skies; Rainy Days; Ice and Snow; Violent Weather; Weather Watch; Maps and Mapping; A Bird's Eye View; Mapping Your Room; Map Scales; Symbols and Colours; Heights and Slopes; Contour Lines; Finding the Way; Measuring Angles; Making Maps; Latitude and Longitude; Map Projections; Using Maps; Index; Acknowledgementsshow more

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