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The Resource The geography book : activities for exploring, mapping, and enjoying your world, Caroline Arnold

The geography book : activities for exploring, mapping, and enjoying your world, Caroline Arnold

Label
The geography book : activities for exploring, mapping, and enjoying your world
Title
The geography book
Title remainder
activities for exploring, mapping, and enjoying your world
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Arnold
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains what geography is, shows how to determine location on the Earth, how maps can provides a wide range of information, how different landforms were created, and how water has helped shape the Earth
Citation location within source
  • March 01, 2002
  • February 15, 2002
Citation source
  • School Library Journal
  • Booklist
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The geography book : activities for exploring, mapping, and enjoying your world, Caroline Arnold
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Interest age level: 8-12
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 104) and index
Contents
Introduction: What Is Geography? -- Find Yourself on Earth -- Which Way Is North? -- Activity: Star Directions -- The Magnetic Poles -- Activity: Using a Compass -- Compass Rose -- Activity: Make a Giant Compass Rose -- Activity: Compass Rose Race -- Latitude and Longitude -- Activity: Exactly North, South, East, and West -- Mapping the Earth -- The Earth Is Round -- Activity: A Balloon Globe -- Making the Round Earth Flat -- Activity: Orange Peel Experiment -- Activity: Stretching the Globe -- Time Zones of the World -- Activity: Make a World Clock -- Maps to Scale -- Activity: Make a Room Plan -- Photo Maps -- Activity: Make a Panoramic Photo -- Map Keys Unlock Map Secrets -- Activity: The Key to Your Neighborhood -- Relief Maps -- Activity: Make a 3-D Map -- Color-Coded and Contour Maps -- Activity: Contour Potato -- Road Maps -- Activity: Planning a Trip -- Weather Maps -- Activity: Weather Magnets -- Dot Maps -- Activity: State Population Map -- Old and New Maps -- Activity: Buried Treasure -- The Land -- The Continents -- Activity: Map Puzzle -- Earthquakes -- Activity: Earthquake in a Box -- Volcanoes -- Activity: Frosting Lava -- High Places and Low Places -- Activity: Mountains of the World -- How to Measure a Mountain -- Activity: How High Is It? -- Valleys and Canyons -- Activity: Preventing Erosion -- Where the Land Meets the Sea -- Activity: Islands in a Tub -- Water All Around -- Oceans, Seas, and Lakes -- Activity: Making Salt Crystals -- Rivers and Streams -- Activity: How Does the Water Flow? -- Waterfalls, Rapids, and Other Fast Water -- Activity: Water Wheel -- Hit the Beach -- Activity: Sand Pictures -- Dams and Reservoirs -- Activity: Building a Better Dam -- The Water Cycle -- Activity: Make a Rain Gauge -- Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Icebergs -- Activity: Icebergs and Sea Level -- Weather and Climate -- Atmospheric Pressure -- Activity: Collapsing Bottle -- The Sun Keeps Us Warm -- Activity: Angle of the Sun -- Energy from the Sun -- Activity: Solar Water Heater -- The Greenhouse Effect -- Activity: Mini-Greenhouse -- Rising Air -- Activity: Twirling Snake -- The Wind -- Activity: Weather Vane -- Hurricanes and Tornadoes -- Activity: Tornado in a Jar -- Using the Wind -- Activity: Pinwheel
Control code
2001026802
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 108 p.
Isbn
9780471412366
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001026802
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)47081248
Label
The geography book : activities for exploring, mapping, and enjoying your world, Caroline Arnold
Publication
Note
Interest age level: 8-12
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 104) and index
Contents
Introduction: What Is Geography? -- Find Yourself on Earth -- Which Way Is North? -- Activity: Star Directions -- The Magnetic Poles -- Activity: Using a Compass -- Compass Rose -- Activity: Make a Giant Compass Rose -- Activity: Compass Rose Race -- Latitude and Longitude -- Activity: Exactly North, South, East, and West -- Mapping the Earth -- The Earth Is Round -- Activity: A Balloon Globe -- Making the Round Earth Flat -- Activity: Orange Peel Experiment -- Activity: Stretching the Globe -- Time Zones of the World -- Activity: Make a World Clock -- Maps to Scale -- Activity: Make a Room Plan -- Photo Maps -- Activity: Make a Panoramic Photo -- Map Keys Unlock Map Secrets -- Activity: The Key to Your Neighborhood -- Relief Maps -- Activity: Make a 3-D Map -- Color-Coded and Contour Maps -- Activity: Contour Potato -- Road Maps -- Activity: Planning a Trip -- Weather Maps -- Activity: Weather Magnets -- Dot Maps -- Activity: State Population Map -- Old and New Maps -- Activity: Buried Treasure -- The Land -- The Continents -- Activity: Map Puzzle -- Earthquakes -- Activity: Earthquake in a Box -- Volcanoes -- Activity: Frosting Lava -- High Places and Low Places -- Activity: Mountains of the World -- How to Measure a Mountain -- Activity: How High Is It? -- Valleys and Canyons -- Activity: Preventing Erosion -- Where the Land Meets the Sea -- Activity: Islands in a Tub -- Water All Around -- Oceans, Seas, and Lakes -- Activity: Making Salt Crystals -- Rivers and Streams -- Activity: How Does the Water Flow? -- Waterfalls, Rapids, and Other Fast Water -- Activity: Water Wheel -- Hit the Beach -- Activity: Sand Pictures -- Dams and Reservoirs -- Activity: Building a Better Dam -- The Water Cycle -- Activity: Make a Rain Gauge -- Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Icebergs -- Activity: Icebergs and Sea Level -- Weather and Climate -- Atmospheric Pressure -- Activity: Collapsing Bottle -- The Sun Keeps Us Warm -- Activity: Angle of the Sun -- Energy from the Sun -- Activity: Solar Water Heater -- The Greenhouse Effect -- Activity: Mini-Greenhouse -- Rising Air -- Activity: Twirling Snake -- The Wind -- Activity: Weather Vane -- Hurricanes and Tornadoes -- Activity: Tornado in a Jar -- Using the Wind -- Activity: Pinwheel
Control code
2001026802
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 108 p.
Isbn
9780471412366
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001026802
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)47081248

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