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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1986
Provides 2 examples of walking tours developed for primary grade children. The first example is map-based and the second is a verbal treasure hunt exercise where students follow a series of instructions to move about their school. (JDH)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Primary Education
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1985
Satisfactory completion of this self-contained map exercise will demonstrate student ability to use symbols, legends, scale, orientation, index, and grid in map reading and map use to give directions for way-finding. The exercise should take one class period to complete. (RM)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Learning Activities, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Map Skills
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1985
A two-week map skills unit for fourth and fifth graders is presented. Students learn about the nature of maps, map conventions that cartographers employ to aid map readers in using maps, and map symbols and orientation. They then apply knowledge and skills learned and make their own maps. (RM)
Descriptors: Cartography, Geography Instruction, Induction, Intermediate Grades
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1985
Four map skill lessons for use with intermediate grade students are presented. They deal with map evaluation, orientation, making a photomap, and making a community resource map. (RM)
Descriptors: Cartography, Community Study, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1985
These learning activities involve secondary geography students in making a turf map, using map grids, solving problems dealing with map scale, and making a map scale. Complete teacher instructions are provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Cartography, Geographic Location, Geography Instruction, Learning Activities
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Anderson, Jeremy – Journal of Geography, 1987
Maintains that the study of catastrophic events should be given temporary precedence over the normal curriculum in order to help students understand the causes, consequences, and recovery alternatives, deal with trauma, and allay fear of recurrence and feelings of helplessness. Uses the May 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens to demonstrate how…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Natural Disasters