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ERIC Number: ED473430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 94
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Geography of Germany: Lessons for Teaching the Five Themes of Geography. Social Studies, Grades 9-12. Update 2002.
Blankenship, Glen; Tinkler, D. William
This instructional package, consisting of a text and 13 transparencies, is designed for high school classrooms. The five lessons in the instructional package relate to the "Five Themes of Geography" (Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, and Region) as promoted by the National Geographic Society. The lessons are designed to support the teaching of world geography and world history courses. Lesson topics are: (1) "Location of Germany on the Earth's Surface" (two lessons); (2) "Physical and Human Characteristics of Germany" (four lessons); (3) "Interaction of the German People and Their Environment" (four lessons); (4) "Cultural Diversity in Germany" (two lessons); and (5) "German Unification and Regional Changes" (seven lessons). Each topic states objectives; lists materials and resources; offers an overview; and provides maps and worksheets for student activities. (BT)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Goethe House, New York, NY.; Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Germany