ERIC Number: ED447044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Using Internet Primary Sources To Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Geography. Greenwood Professional Guides in School Librarianship.
Sharma, Martha B.; Elbow, Gary S.
Intended for geography teachers and school library media specialists, this book is a resource for providing classroom lessons and activities in critical thinking for geography students in grades 7-12. The book is filled with over 75 primary source Internet sites covering such topics as Places and Regions, Physical Systems, Human Systems, Environment and Society, and the Uses of Geography. Each web site is accompanied by a summary of its contents and usefulness to geography teachers and school library media specialists. The questions and activities that follow are designed to develop critical thinking skills for both oral and written presentations. An appendix of additional geography resources includes Internet addresses for approximately 25 sites relating to maps, primary sources, and critical thinking. (BT)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Geography, Geography Instruction, Internet, Primary Sources, Research Tools, Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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