ERIC Number: EJ665254
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Using GIS Technology To Support K-8 Scientific Inquiry Teaching and Learning.
Akerson, Valarie L.; Dickinson, Larry E.
Science Educator, v12 n1 p41-47 Spr 2003
Describes the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), which was developed during the 1980s to integrate environmental databases with automated mapmakers, and introduces a project focusing on the professional development of elementary and middle school teachers for inquiry-based teaching of environmental problems. Identifies four themes on the use of GIS technology for inquiry. (Contains 17 references.) (YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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