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ERIC Number: EJ554629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISBN: ISSN-0305-5698
Lost Continents? Children's Understanding of the Location and Orientation of the Earth's Land Masses.
Wiegand, Patrick; Stiell, Bernadette
Educational Studies, v22 n3 p381-92 Oct 1996
Presents the results of an experiment that asked 53 middle school children to identify continent shapes and to arrange them to form a map of the world. Australia, Europe, and Asia were the most recognized. Misidentified and misaligned most consistently were Africa and Antarctica. Discusses possible reasons and teachers' responses. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom