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Sinton, Diana Stuart; Huber, William A. – Journal of Geography, 2007
Ethnic music is a strong indicator of cultural identity. Central and Eastern European ethnic groups have historically been associated with folk music traditions, such as polka, and radio broadcasting patterns in the United States reflect continued demand for and support of this music. Data from the 2000 Census was used to generate maps of the…
Descriptors: Music, Folk Culture, Polish Americans, Ethnic Groups
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McChesney, Ron; McSweeney, Kendra – Journal of Geography, 2005
Given some limitations of satellite imagery for the study of land cover change, we draw attention here to a robust and often overlooked data source for use in student research: USGS topographic maps. Topographic maps offer an inexpensive, rapid, and accessible means for students to analyze land cover change over large areas. We demonstrate our…
Descriptors: Student Research, Topography, Maps, Mining
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Wije, Chand – Journal of Geography, 1992
Describes how a water atlas can be used as a tool in conservation courses. Presents a three stage approach to a classroom exercise. Includes textbook study of a significance of water as a resource, student preparation of a list of local and state of Ohio environmental issues, and collection or creation of maps to create an atlas. (DK)
Descriptors: Atlases, Class Activities, Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education
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Bergen, John V. – Journal of Geography, 1982
Reviews a selection of atlases and other books containing maps of Ohio. Sources for nineteenth century maps and surveys and modern thematic maps of the state are discussed. (AM)
Descriptors: Atlases, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Maps