Geography Book Activities for Exploring, Mapping, and Enjoying Your World

ISBN-10: 0471412368

ISBN-13: 9780471412366

Edition: 2002

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Description: The Geography Book will get children ages 8-12 interested in geography with dozens of fun projects about different features of the earth and how to map them. It features a variety of puzzles, games, projects and activities.

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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Caroline Arnold always loved books, but as a child she never thought of writing as a career. Born in Pittsburgh, she grew up in Minneapolis and studied art at Grinnell College and the University of Iowa. "It was only after my children were born that I became acquainted with children's books and it occurred to me that I could use my training to become a children's book illustrator. I soon realized that I needed a text to go with the pictures, and the more I wrote, the more I realized that I liked writing as much as or more than drawing. I've always been fascinated by the natural world and love to go to the parks and museums. Perhaps that is why so many of my books are about scientific topics." Arnold is now the award-winning author of more than 100 books for children. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, a neuroscientist, and teaches writing at UCLA Extension. For more information visit www.carolinearnoldbooks.com.

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
Glossary
For Further Reading and More Projects
Index
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