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Become an explorer : make and use a compass

by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
Location Collection Call #
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Children Non Fiction J 912 RAU
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 912 RAU
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Non-fiction 912 RAU
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  912 RAU
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 912 Rau
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 912 Rau
 
 
Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 681.75 RA
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 681.75 RA
 
 
Plum Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 681.75 RAU
Location  Plum Community Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 681.75 RAU
 
 
Summary
"Who knew such a small tool would have such a huge impact on history? The magnetic compass has been used for almost 1,000 years. Explorers have been able to find their way around the globe with a compass as their guide. In this book, learn about the history of navigation, the science of magnetism, and how the many parts of a compass work together to put people on the right path. Follow the stepbystep instructions to make a compass of your own, and learn about the adventurous sport of orienteering. Then use these skills to explore the world right outside your door. "
Contents
Easier to explore : the compass puts people on the right path
Mighty magnets : how a compass works
A tool to take along : making and using your own compass
Setting your course : the sport of orienteering.

Additional Information
Series Creative adventure guides.
Subjects Compass -- Juvenile literature.
Compass.
Publisher Chicago, Ill. :Norwood House Press,2011
Other Titles Make and use a compass
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 19 x 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-47) and index.
ISBN 9781599533834 (library edition : alk. paper)
1599533839 (library edition : alk. paper)
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