What can you find in a map key? How are maps made? Why do maps use symbols? This title teaches readers how maps are made and how they are read. Readers will learn how the round globe can be fit onto a flat map, why maps use symbols, and what lines of latitude and longitude mean.
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Marta Segal Block is a Heinemann-Raintree author.Review:
Part of the First Guide to Maps series, this book gives an overview of maps and explains different types of maps. How to read maps and how color and symbols are used to give information are also included. A glossary is added to help students with unfamili --Arlington Independent School District
There is a good description about the different kind of maps, its features and how they help us. There are clear illustrations and diagrams. A nice introduction to maps and symbols. RecommendedDenise Medwick, McKee Elementary School Baldwin Borough P --Baldwin Borough Public Library
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Book Description Heinemann Educational Books, 2008. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1432907921