# Projection facts for kids

**Projection** can be any of:

- The display of an image by devices such as:

- Map projection, in cartography
- Graphical projection, the production of a two-dimensional image of a three-dimensional object
- Isometric projection
- Oblique projection
- Orthographic projection

- In
**chemistry**, any one of:- Fischer projection
- Haworth projection
- Newman projection
- Stereochemical projection

- Projection (mathematics), any of several different types of functions, mappings, operations, or transformations
- 3D projection
- Projection (relational algebra)
- Projection (linear algebra)

- Power projection, the capacity of a state to implement policy by means of force, or the threat thereof, in an area distant from its own territory
- Psychological projection, a defense mechanism in which one attributes to others, one’s own unacceptable or unwanted thoughts or emotions
- a forecasting of future developments based on current statistics and trends
- Enamel projections, extensions of dental enamel beyond the normally smooth cervical margin and onto the root of the tooth
- Projection (Cylon ability), the ability to perceive your environment in any form you choose, displayed by the humanoid Cylons in the television series
*Battlestar Galactica*

## See also

In Spanish: Proyección para niños

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