Exciting pictures and interesting facts will help introduce readers to the ideas and units of height measurement. Including measurements of some of the highest places in the world, readers will be guided through understanding altitude, estimating, and the metric system. Featuring a fun concluding activity and relatable examples and problems throughout, this book will reach readers.
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