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Mapping and Navigation

Explore the History and Science of Finding Your Way with 25 Projects

Mapping and Navigation( )
Author: Brown, Cynthia Light
Illustrator: Hetland, Beth
Series title:Build It Yourself Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61930-197-9
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Open City Books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $12.99
Book Description:

How did we get from 20-foot-long maps to GPS devices small enough to fit in the palm of our hands? How does GPS work and what can it tell us? How do ancient mapmaking techniques used by the Romans and Greeks influence the satellite technologies we use today? The history of mapmaking is full of remarkable characters who charted the unknown with an ever-changing set of tools. In Mapping and Navigation: The History and Science of Finding Your Way, kids ages 9-12 will learn the...
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Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Geography
Juvenile Nonfiction / Transportation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10 Inches

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