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The Teachers Guide, to Accompany the Text-Book of Elementary Physical Geography (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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The Teachers Guide, to Accompany the Text-Book of Elementary Physical Geography (Paperback): William Morris Davis

The Teachers Guide, to Accompany the Text-Book of Elementary Physical Geography (Paperback)

William Morris Davis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903. Excerpt: ... the manner in which maps are constructed and of the labor that they cost. It is important that excursions should be carefully planned, but it is usually impossible as well as inadvisable to limit the observations on such excursions precisely to predetermined topics. Let the main objects of the excursion be clearly defined in the teacher's mind; let the observations that are required of the pupils illustrate these objects as closely as possible; but encourage additional observations, explain them as far as time permits, and urge the pupils to make brief records of what they see and hear. Reference to these records--or to the memory of the excursions--may be made when the facts are successively encountered in the study of the text-book. Suggestions regarding field excursions may be found in several articles by the author: "Home Geography," Journal of School Geography, I, 1897, 3-7; "Field Work in Physical Geography," Journal of Geography, I, 1902, 17-24, 62-69, as well as in various articles by other writers. CHAPTER I.--THE EARTH AS A GLOBE 1. The second paragraph of Sec. 1 gives the key to the plan of the book: the physical features of the earth are first described and explained, and then traced to their consequences as seen in the condition of the earth's inhabitants. While the explanations are sometimes so difficult and the consequences are sometimes so remote that they are advisedly omitted from an elementary text-book, the teacher will find profitable exercise in forming the habit of trying to connect every item of Physical Geography (or Physiography) with its physical causes and its organic consequences. 2. The "familiar argument for the globular form of the earth, based on the disappearance of the lower part of distant vessels at sea " is here inten...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: William Morris Davis
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-53650-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-53650-5
Barcode: 9781235536502

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