ERIC Number: ED307190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Discovering Geography: Teacher Created Activities for High School and Middle School.
Petersen, James F., Ed.
This guide contains 20 classroom activities designed by teachers to study topics in geography with the eventual goal of aiding in the development of geographic literacy in students. The various activities involve map reading skills, climatology, current events, urban development, and community planning. Each activity presentation includes an event description, learning outcomes, essential elements in the activity, fundamental geographic themes covered, learning opportunities in related disciplines, classroom procedures, continuing/extended activity suggestions, an evaluation plan, and required materials and references. Sample maps and exercise sheets are included. (PPB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Alliance for Geographic Education, San Marcos.; Southwest Texas State Univ., San Marcos.