Janice VanCleave's Geography for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Geography Fun

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How can you make a map out of clay? What is a compass rose? How do scientists track hurricanes? How has the world's population changed? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about geography. In Geography for Every Kid you'll learn about legends, scales, grip maps, topographic maps, latitude and longitude, and much more! You'll create a map of your very own neighborhood park, make an enlarged picture using a grid, and even map a simulated ocean floor using just a string and a washer. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid

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Janice VanCleave’s Geography for Every Kid When learning science means doing science, learning becomes an adventure! Acclaim for Janice VanCleave books: "A super collection of easy biology experiments …A worthwhile purchase." —Kirkus Reviews on Biology for Every Kid "An entertaining, educational, and nonthreatening aid to understanding earth science." —School Library Journal on Earth Science for Every Kid "Excellent in value compared to other, similar titles. Many early-grade school parents should consider it for their children, as should teachers as a resource for classroom activities." —Science Books & Films on Chemistry for Every Kid Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: Astronomy for Every Kid Biology for Every Kid Chemistry for Every Kid Dinosaurs for Every Kid Earth Science for Every Kid Geometry for Every Kid The Human Body for Every Kid Math for Every Kid Physics for Every Kid How can you make a map out of clay? What is a compass rose? How do scientists track hurricanes? How has the world’s population changed? Now kids can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about geography. Packed with illustrations, Geography for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach kids ages 8 through 12 about legends, scales, grid maps, topographic maps, latitude and longitude, and much more! Kids will learn about geography the fun way by creating a map of their very own neighborhood park, making an enlarged picture using a grid, and even mapping a simulated ocean floor using just a string and a washer. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an explanation that kids can understand. Every project has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.

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JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former school science teacher and a captivating presenter at museums, schools, and bookstores nationwide. She is the author of more than twenty other science books for children.

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