Become an explorer : make and use a compass
|Format:||Print Book 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies|
"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. "
ContentsEasier 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.
|Series||Creative adventure guides.|
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Chicago, Ill. :Norwood House Press,2011
|Other Titles|| Make and use a compass
48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 19 x 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-47) and index.
|ISBN||9781599533834 (library edition : alk. paper)
1599533839 (library edition : alk. paper)