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Helping Your Child Learn Geography
This booklet, published in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education and the National Geographic Society, is designed to help adults stir younger children's curiosity about geography with the help of suggestions for simple activities. Topics include how to help young children learn location and direction, how to teach them to read maps, how to teach the concept of place, how to teach about the relationships among people and places, and many others. A zipped, downloadable version is available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
Technical requirements:
WinZip required for unzipping downloadable version
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-019
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Department of Education
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