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Interpreting Primary Sources Using a Geographic Lens

Date Posted: 6/26/18

Tempe, Colorado


Photo by: Cathy Davis

Event Dates:
June 26, 2018

Interpreting Primary Sources Using a Geographic Lens


Requirement:  Must bring a laptop or tablet to class which has wireless connection capability.


What to expect:

In this all-day workshop, you will learn the difference between Thinking Historically and Thinking Geographically. Hands-on demonstrations will be given on using new tools for educators developed by geographers to analyze and interpret documents, maps, political cartoons and other primary sources. All materials are available on-line and free from AzGA.

Schedule for the Day

Thinking Historically and Geographically
Using the Library of Congress Website
Using Primary Sources with a Geographic Lens: Applications to Maps, Documents, Audio Visual Materials, Images, and Political Cartoons (hands on activities)
Demonstration of a Model Lesson
What You Receive
8 Professional Development hours
Lunch and snacks
Free materials

Where:    The Lattie Coor Building, Arizona State University

                  School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, 5th Floor, Room 5536

When:     Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost:         Free but you must place a refundable $30 deposit to assure your attendance at the event.

Deadline to register: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Grade levels 4 -12. Limited to 25 participants.

For full info and to register:



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Arizona Geographic Alliance

Arizona State University

976 S. Forest Mall, Coor Building

Tempe, Colorado 85281


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