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Mapping Earth from Space
This title covers these subjects: Earth sciences., Artificial satellites., Remote sensing.
Mapping Earth from Space
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Raintree Freestyle

Mapping Earth from Space

by Robert Snedden
Illustrated by KJA Artists

Satellites can now map 99 percent of the Earth's surface. What can scientists learn from these images? Find out in this fascinating book.

 
Dewey526.9'82
  
Reading LevelGrades 6-6
Interest LevelGrades 6-10
GRLY
Lexile Level1080L
ATOS Level7.8
AR Points1
AR Quiz #138540
  
  
ISBN978-1-4109-3826-8
PublisherHeinemann-Raintree
BrandRaintree Freestyle
Copyright2011
  
Page Dimensions6 3/8" x 9 1/4"
Page Count56
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $35.32 School/Library Price
$26.49
 


 
 

Reviews

School Library Journal - Heather Acerro

"Each of these well-executed titles opens with an introduction to the mission, followed by background and historical information. The intriguing topics are then covered in detail, with theories and opinions clearly identified. Arctic Oil is a standout title as its authors present this hot-button and timely topic with fair coverage of both sides of the issue. Overall the titles clearly place the responsibility on kids to form their own opinions or to get involved in future study. The excellent black-and-white and color photos throughout are matched perfectly to the texts and well captioned. Good choices for reports and debates.—Heather Acerro, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN School Library Journal November 2010" - School Library Journal

Library Media Connection - David Lininger

"These titles will appeal to middle school or early high school researchers in several disciplines. Every page has at least one color picture, chart, or other illustration. The subject matter and reading level might be a bit much for weaker readers, though much of the space is given to illustrations, and words are defined right on the page. Some of the topics are controversial, and the authors generally do a good job of presenting facts on both sides of the issue. Overall, these books will be useful additions to many school libraries. Bibliography. Glossary. Timeline. Websites. Index. —David Lininger, MS/HS Librarian, Hickory County R-1 Schools, Urbana, Missouri Library Media Connection March/April 2011" - Library Media Connection

 

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