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Using internet primary sources to teach critical thinking skills in geography

Author: Martha B Sharma; Gary S Elbow
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Series: Greenwood professional guides in school librarianship.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an explanation of what critical thinking is and how it relates to social studies. Also discusses what a primary source is and how one can differentiate it from a secondary and other sources. Also describes 118 web sites which contain primary source documents, giving for each site the URL, a brief abstract of the content, and questions and activities utilizing critical thinking skills.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha B Sharma; Gary S Elbow
ISBN: 0313308993 9780313308994
OCLC Number: 42976875
Description: xv, 165 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Critical Thinking in Geography --
Ch. 2. Primary Sources for Geographers --
Ch. 3. Geographic Research, Geography Standards, Critical Thinking, and the Internet --
Ch. 4. Utilizing Internet Sources to Promote Critical Thinking in Geography. The World in Spatial Terms. Places and Regions. Physical Systems. Human Systems. Environment and Society. Uses of Geography. Additional Resources.
Series Title: Greenwood professional guides in school librarianship.
Responsibility: Martha B. Sharma and Gary S. Elbow.

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