Charting the World
Product Number: SB50425
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Explores the fascinating history of maps and mapmaking, navigators and explorers, and the ways that technology has enhanced our ability to understand the world around us. Richly illustrated with full-color maps and diagrams, students will learn how to unlock the wealth of information maps contain. The book also contains 21 hands-on activities, such as building a 3-D island model using a contour map, engraving a simple map on an aluminum “printing plate,” and navigating a course using a compass. 132 pages.