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Lee, Jeffrey A.; Jones, Linda Lea – Journal of Geography, 1993
Asserts that there is a need for a more effective means to teach methods of scientific inquiry in geography classes. Describes a laboratory project in which college-level students are introduced to scientific inquiry. Provides seven suggestions for using similar scientific inquiry activities in elementary and secondary classrooms. (CFR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Course Content, Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies
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Harrington, John A., Jr.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1991
Employs weather forecasting contests as a strategy for teaching about the weather, climate, and atmosphere. States that competency in understanding concepts and the ability to develop logical constructs about atmospheric processes are enhanced. Includes suggestions for teaching weather forecasting at all grade levels, and describes a contest at…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Competition, Concept Teaching, Course Content