Explore the world around you with this collection of Geography activities for students ages 8-12. Thirty-eight chapters explore the concepts of North, continents, maps, oceans, icebergs, dams, atmospheric pressure and more with hands-on activities that demonstrate the principles being taught. Using simple materials, parents and teachers will easily be able to accomplish most crafts. 108 indexed pages, softcover. Ages 8-12.
Get to Know the Earth's Many Forms with Dozens of Fun and Easy Projects
From finding directions by the stars, to mapping your neighborhood, to making an earthquake in a box, you'll have a great time learning about the world with The Geography Book. You'll find out how to determine location on the Earth, how maps can provide us with a wide range of information, how different landforms were created, how water has helped shape the Earth, and much more.
Using simple materials you'll be able to find around the house or in your neighborhood, you'll be able to create things like a giant compass rose, a balloon globe, a contour potato, a map puzzle, and a tornado in a jar. So get ready for a fascinating trip around the globe.
CAROLINE ARNOLD is an award-winning author of many children's books, including Australian Animals, South American Animals, and Easter Island.