Using Multiple Types of Thinking in Social Science


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Which of these disciplines is not commonly identified as a social science?

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1. What is the goal of chronological thinking?

2. What is the focus of spatial thinking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination quiz and worksheet will assess you on key principles in the social sciences. In addition to types of thoughts in the field, you'll need to know what social science is as well as the disciplines that make up this area of study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll be tested on how the following are used in the social sciences:

  • Chronological thinking
  • Spatial thinking
  • Thematic thinking
  • Qualitative data

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand how different types of thought apply to different disciplines in the social sciences
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as qualitative data and spatial thinking
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about social science tools

Additional Learning

To ensure your understanding, review the accompanying lesson, Using Multiple Types of Thinking in Social Science. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the social sciences
  • Learn how the scientific method applies to fields of study in the social sciences
  • Define interdisciplinary
  • Understand how different type of thought can apply to multiple disciplines
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