Teaching Hazards Geography and Geographic Information Systems: A Middle School Level Experience

By Mitchell, Jerry T., Borden, Kevin, & Schmidtlein, Matthew C., University of South Carolina

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Author Department
Geography
Publication:
Routledge; 2008
Type:
Article
Journal
International Journal in Geographical and Environmental Education
ISBN:
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Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
170-188
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Hazards are taught with the belief that knowing something about their occurrence might help us avoid their consequences. The integrative nature of hazards - physical and social systems bound together - is attractive to the student and the instructor alike