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Ch 4: Geographic Fieldwork & Enquiry Skills: Data Collection

About This Chapter

In this overview of geographic fieldwork and data collection, review topics like the use of geographic questionnaires and sampling techniques. Brief but information-packed, these lessons are designed to help you with test preparation of homework.

Geographic Fieldwork & Enquiry Skills: Data Collection - Chapter Summary

While going through these lessons, you'll deepen your understanding of geographic data collection. Some of the topics covered include land-use mapping and field sketches. You'll also look at how to determine if a source is primary or secondary. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to:

  • Explain what the scientific method is and how it's used in geography
  • Describe how to design a questionnaire for geography
  • Discuss sampling techniques in geography
  • Examine how geographers conduct surveys of land
  • Explore primary and secondary sources

These lessons are filled with key details, and our expert instructors provide helpful examples to help you better understand these geography concepts and skills. Vocabulary words are highlighted in bold for quick reference. A multiple-choice quiz is available to test your knowledge after each lesson, and the quizzes can be printed for use as offline worksheets.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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