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Ch 40: Tools Used By Geographers - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science

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Use the videos, quizzes and other aids in our study guide to refresh your knowledge of the tools geographers use to display and interpret data. Our lessons can help you prepare for questions on this topic before you take the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam.

ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Exam: Tools Used by Geographers - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons offer a review of the ways geographers describe and present information. You'll get good preparation for ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam questions on topics including:

  • The geographic coordinate system
  • GPS, GIS and maps
  • Major geographical regions and world maps
  • Map projection and its importance

You can view these lessons on a computer, smartphone or tablet, from anywhere there's Internet access. Afterwards, evaluate your learning by taking short lesson quizzes. If you miss a question, use clickable links in the answer key to jump back to the lesson to review that part. Need more help? You can communicate with the instructors through our ask-an-expert message board.

ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Exam: Tools Used by Geographers Objectives

Passing the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam is one of Oregon's requirements for certification to teach the subject. This test is divided into four content domains, and questions on the information in this chapter are found in the Geography and Culture domain, which makes up 19% of the test's total content.

All ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam questions are multiple-choice, and the exam is administered on computer. The quizzes in our study guide are in this format, so taking them gives you a preview of what you'll see on test day. You'll also get an idea of your study progress and see where you need extra review.

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