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Geography Series: Map Skills 2


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Age Range:
7 - 8 years
Estimated Course Length:
10 hours
2nd - 3rd grade
Geography Series: Map Skills 1 course recommended.
Materials Included:
Course Study Guide and Examination.

Product Description

After thoroughly reviewing concepts from Map Skills 1, this second course gives students practice in interpreting maps and in using maps to find directions.

The student also learns what a compass rose is and how they are used on maps.

Materials You Need to Supply: Text: Map Skills for Today Grade 2 (2007) (consumable), Weekly Reader Corp., ISBN 9-780837-482071. Phone 1-800-446-3355 Materials: Directional compass, ruler marked in inches, globe. Inflatable, inexpensive beach ball with world map on it (beach ball globe---should be able to deflate quickly to show the conversion of a globe to a kind of flat map. Many are available on the Internet.) 
Optional Heron text: Basic Geography Glossary available as an additional reference tool.