Maps and Mapping

Maps and Mapping

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KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge is a science-based, highly visual, inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs. Project spreads featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. KFYK Maps and Mapping shows readers how to find their way around the world, by introducing them to different styles of maps and helping them understand how they work. Learn about the compass points, map keys and scales, colours and contours. Also discover how maps are used and how they are created. Fun projects, such as making a 3-D relief map, help the child understand how maps work.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 196 x 254 x 12mm | 421.84g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0753409461
  • 9780753409466
  • 1,759,360

Table of contents

1 Half-title; 2 Imprint; 3 Title; 4 Contents; 6 What is a map? 8 Why we need maps; 10 Mapping the street; 12 Understanding scale; 14 Town maps; 16 Country maps; 18 World map; 20 Where on earth? 22 How early maps were made; 24 Drawing maps; 26 Old maps; 28 Making maps today; 30 Using symbols; 32 Which way? 34 Map projections; 36 Different kinds of map; 38 Mapping underwater; 40 Mapping the stars; 42 Projects; 44 Projects; 46 Projects; 48 Indexshow more

About Deborah Chancellor

After graduating from Cambridge, Deborah Chancellor trained as a primary school teacher before working as an editor of children's books. She has written on a variety of subjects, including dinosaurs, jungles, ocean life and deep space as well as writing a series of junior geography titles introducing map skills.show more

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31 ratings
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4 39% (12)
3 29% (9)
2 10% (3)
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