Understanding Local Maps by Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
  

Synopsis

Understanding Local Maps by Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett

Reading and interpreting a variety of maps is an important geographical skill and enquiry method. Maps and Mapping skills is a series that looks at basic and intermediate geographical skills involved in map reading and map making. By translating the three dimensional into two, children are encouraged to hone their thinking skills and spacial awareness, and consider the presentation of complex information into a logical and usable map. This will provide a useful introduction to reading atlases as well as basic map skills for KS3. Will contain questions/activities throughout to encourage children to practice map reading, understand concepts from scale to population density, and to learn to use maps for particular purposes.

About the Author

After travelling widely as a Naval Officer, Jack Gillett taught geography for over 25 years and has written more than 20 books for KS2 to A-level. He is also an experienced GCSE Geography Examiner. Meg Gillett is a highly experienced geography teacher and GCSE examiner. After several years working in the leisure and tourism industry, she returned to the classroom and has since written a range of textbooks for KS2 to A-level.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

22nd April 2010

ISBN

9780750284745


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