Geography Education
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Why Scale is Important

Discover why and how scale matters in geography education, with real-world examples using fieldwork, GIS, and much more. This video introduces the topic and ...


This is a sample Youtube clip from the 'geographyuberalles' channel which has over 800 videos produced by @josephkerski (NCGE president, Educational Manager at ESRI).  This is a great resource. 

Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, August 18, 2014 7:39 PM

Unit 1


Ellen Van Daele's curator insight, March 22, 9:06 PM

This video expresses how important scale is and how different scales effect each other. Climate and the weather and effected by scales, you must know what the scale they are talking about is in order to know how precise the weather is. 


It talks about absolute and relative scale, and how they affect each other. It also discusses how a large scale a smaller size of land is than a small scale. The whole world would be a small scale map, whereas a city would be a large scale. 

Geography Education
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