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Title Making & reading maps [videorecording].

Publication Info. Wynnewood, Penn. : Schlessinger Media, [2004]
2004

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile DVD - CHVY-11  DVD J 526 MAK    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide (4 pages).
age Children lcdgt
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Map skills for children
Map skills for children.
System Details DVD.
Audience K-4.
Note Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Summary Students are taken through a step-by-step process of constructing a map. By translating a mental map into a sketch map and then creating a map complete with an alphanumeric grid, legend, compass rose and title, students are able to gain insight into the entire map-making process from beginning to end. Students will also learn about the essential map reading skills of scale, absolute and relative location, personal directions, point, line, area, distance and direction. Interviews with cartographers currently working in the field complete this comprehensive program. A teacher's guide is included and available online.
Credits Production assistant, Cady Bean-Smith ; director of photography, Stanley Staniski ; graphics, Ken England, Brian Paxson ; music, Paul Christianson.
Performer Narrator, Vivian Lansing ; mime, Mikael Manoukian.
Contents [V.1] Making & reading maps -- [v.2] Maps & globes -- [v.3] A history of maps.
Language English or Spanish language tracks.
Subject Maps -- Juvenile literature -- Video recordings.
Map reading -- Juvenile literature -- Video recordings.
Cartography -- Juvenile literature -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Educational films.
Motion pictures.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Schlessinger Media.
Added Title Making and reading maps
Standard No. 753201094230
ISBN 1572259051
9781572259058
Music No. V8832 Schlessinger Media

 
    
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