Be an Explorer

Be an Explorer

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Overview

Do you want to experience what it's like to chart new territory and survive the unexpected? Discover the unknown as you find your way in fog, follow the stars, find fossils and bones, predict rain, and lots more. Devised and tested by an expert in outdoor activities, these exciting projects help you navigate the wild, using nature's resources—and your own!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467776486
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Series: Go Wild
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: IG820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of educational books for children. He has written more than two hundred books on science, technology, sports, and hobbies, including many activity and project books. He lives in England.


Eva Sassin is a freelance illustrator born and bred in the buzzing city of London. She has always loved illustrating, whether it be scary, fun monsters or cute, sparkly fairies. She is constantly drawing and carries a sketchbook everywhere . . . she has even drawn on the back of receipts if she's forgotten it! Eva loves combining her characters with unusual textures to give them more depth and keep them interesting. In her free time, she travels around London to visit exhibitions and small cafes where she enjoys sketching up new ideas and characters. She is also a massive film buff!

Table of Contents

Time to Go Wild 5

Follow the Needle 6

Using a compass

Sunshine Skills 8

Finding north without a compass

Symbols and Scales 10

Reading a map

Foggy Fun and Night Nav 12

Exploring in the fog and dark

Make a Map 14

How to make maps of the wild

Hunt for Treasure! 16

Try some geocaching

Wild about Rocks 18

Rocks, minerals, fossils, and shells

Wild Skies 22

Exploring the weather

Take Cover! 24

Avoiding bad weather

Stargazing 26

Night skywatching

Did You Know? 30

Index 32

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