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Mapping and Navigation free pdf Whether mapping the solar system or mapping their own backyard, young readers will be able to understand mapping technologies and see the world in new and exciting ways with this interactive, educational book. Detailing how ancient map-making techniques used by the Romans and Greeks have influenced the satellite and GPS technologies used today, this book shows how the history of map-making is full of remarkable characters who charted the unknown with an ever-changing set of tools. From studying ancient maps and charting the seas and skies to exploring deep-sea volcanoes and discovering new planets and stars, this resource explains mapping and navigational ideas through hands-on experiments and an assortment of interesting facts.

About Cynthia Light Brown

Cynthia Light Brown is the author of several books for Nomad Press, including Amazing Kitchen Chemistry Projects You Can Build Yourself, Explore Rocks and Minerals!, and Geology of the Pacific Northwest. She has 21 years of experience as an environmental consultant specializing in pollution prevention, toxicology, and using Geographic Information Systems for mapping natural resources and protecting the environment. Cynthia lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Patrick McGinty holds an MFA in Writing from Portland State University and currently teaches in the English department there. He is a regular columnist for Propeller Magazine. Patrick lives in Portland, Oregon. Beth Hetland has an MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies and has illustrated Backyard Biology: Investigate Habitats Outside Your Door and Native Americans: Discover the History and Cultures of the First Americans. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Author : Cynthia Light Brown
Publisher : Nomad Press (VT)
Data Published : 01 October 2013
ISBN : 1619301989
EAN : 9781619301986
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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