Possibilities of fieldwork in teaching geography and geology in primary schools and high schools (gymnasiums)

Horvat, Karlo (2015) Possibilities of fieldwork in teaching geography and geology in primary schools and high schools (gymnasiums). Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Geography.

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Abstract

In this Master's Thesis the research subject is the possibility of integrated fieldwork studies of geography and geology in primary schools and high schools. The aim of this thesis is to create eight proposals of integrated fieldwork studies in primary schools and high schools (one proposal for each class) and to propose a location of presentation, duration and scope, organisation, performance and evaluation of the fieldwork (preparation of teacher and students, fieldwork performance at a specific location and study results evaluation) for each of the proposals. The proposed fieldworks are: for the 5th grade of primary school making a soil profile, for the 6th grade determining out the condition of the environment and the occurrence of the canyon Vela Draga, for the 7th grade is establishing the condition of the environment and the occurence of ĐurĊevaĉki pijesci, and for the 8th grade visiting International Fair of precius and semi-precious stones. According to the proposed fieldwork, high schools should visit the Krapina Neanderthal Museum and determine the socio-geographical characteristics of Krapina for the 1st grade, the condition of the environment and oil in Moslavina for the 2nd grade, geological and tourist importance of Rupnica for the 3rd grade and Archeological park Vuĉedol and geographical features of the environment for the 4th grade. The organisation and how the fieldworks should be performed are suggested, as well as the preparation of teachers (leader) for fieldwork, preparation of students (participants), performance and finally the conclusion.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: fieldwork, geography, geology
Supervisor: Vuk, Ružica
Date: 2015
Number of Pages: 55
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geography
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geography
Depositing User: dipl. bib. Ljljana Bajs
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2016 09:23
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2016 09:23
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/4404

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