Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only

Title Discovering maps [sound recording]

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, p1987.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels AV Material  K 912 DISCOVERING    ---  Available
Description 1 sound cassette : analog + 30 identical booklets (15 p. : col. ill. ; 14 x 22 cm.) + 6 activity sheets (2 copies of each) + 1 teacher's guide.
Series Wonders of learning kit
Note A read-along.
Recording identical on both sides.
Audible signals for turning pages.
Interest level : primary. Skill level : grades K-2.
Summary Describes map symbols and their relationship in reading the language of maps. Teaches about the four cardinal directions, and the compass rose (a drawing on the map that can show both the cardinal and intermediate directions). Explains the function of scales, showing proportionately, how many inches or centimeters on the map represent how many miles or kilometers. Also shows how to calculate distance, and measure distance in terms of time.
Subject Maps.

Available items only