By Patrick Wiegand

A comprehensive and authoritative account of ways fundamental institution children and lecturers can use maps to augment studying and deepen realizing of this crucial skill. It comprises all facets of map use, reminiscent of examining and studying maps and utilizing maps to discover the way in which, overlaying maps of all scales, together with globes and atlases. The textual content is widely illustrated with examples, including maps made by way of young children themselves utilizing traditional fabrics in addition to computing device software.

A specific characteristic of the e-book is the mixing of electronic and traditional mapping, and net and CD-ROM cartography including easy purposes of Geographic info structures (GIS) applicable to the wishes of kids during fundamental and secondary education.

This ebook may be of serious use to all fundamental academics and topic lecturers in secondary university in addition to non-specialist geography lecturers, and may permit young ones to exploit every kind of maps in new, compelling and considerate ways.

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