Jack Gillett - Hachette Children's Group

Jack Gillett



After travelling widely as a Naval Officer, Jack Gillett taught geography for over 25 years and has written more than 20 books for KS2 to A-level. He is also an experienced GCSE Geography Examiner.
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Understanding Local Maps

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
Authors:
Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett

Reading and interpreting a variety of maps is an important geographical skill and enquiry method. Maps and Mapping skills is a series that looks at basic and intermediate geographical skills involved in map reading and map making. By translating the three dimensional into two, children are encouraged to hone their thinking skills and spacial awareness, and consider the presentation of complex information into a logical and usable map. This will provide a useful introduction to reading atlases as well as basic map skills for KS3. Will contain questions/activities throughout to encourage children to practice map reading, understand concepts from scale to population density, and to learn to use maps for particular purposes.

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Introducing Maps

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
Authors:
Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett

Reading and interpreting a variety of maps is an important geographical skill and enquiry method. Maps and Mapping skills is a series that looks at basic and intermediate geographical skills involved in map reading and map making. By translating the three dimensional into two, children are encouraged to hone their thinking skills and spacial awareness, and consider the presentation of complex information into a logical and usable map. This will provide a useful introduction to reading atlases as well as basic map skills for KS3. Will contain questions/activities throughout to encourage children to practice map reading, understand concepts from scale to population density, and to learn to use maps for particular purposes.

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Transport Networks

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
Authors:
Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett

Each title in the series addresses an environmental topic and illustrated its aspects with the help of maps. An introductory spread presents the topic of transport networks and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography.A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.

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Conservation Areas

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
Authors:
Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett

Each title in the series addresses an environmental topic and illustrated its aspects with the help of maps. An introductory spread presents the topic of conservation areas and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography.A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.

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Natural Resources

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
Authors:
Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
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Energy Resources

Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
Authors:
Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett