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Helping Your Child Learn Geography

with activities for children
from 5 to 10 years of age

Published by
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Educational Research and Improvement

In cooperation with

U.S. Department of the Interior,
U.S. Geological Survey

&

National Geographic Society

MIS 96-6550

U.S. Department of Education
Richard W. Riley
Secretary

Office of Educational Research and Improvement
Sharon P. Robinson
Assistant Secretary

Media and Information Services
Cynthia Hearn Dorfman
Director

October 1996

This book is in the public domain, except for the excerpt from the geography standards--"What Does Your Fourth Grader Know?''. Authorization to reproduce the book in whole or in part for educational purposes is granted, including the excerpted material for which the National Geographic Society kindly granted such permission.

The contents of this booklet were prepared by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. Listing of materials and resources in this book should not be construed or interpreted as an endorsement by the Department of any private organization or business listed herein.

1990 edition prepared by
Carol Sue Fromboluti, OERI

1996 edition prepared by
Kathryn Perkinson, OERI

Illustrated by
Barbara McGee

Helping Your Child Learn Geography is one of a series of booklets for parents published by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. To find out what's currently available and how to order, request the Consumer Information Catalog, a listing of over 200 free and low-cost publications on a variety of topics from more than 30 federal offices. The Catalog is free from the Consumer Information Center, Pueblo, Colorado 81009. In addition to the Helping Your Child series, OERI publishes a number of publications that can be obtained through the National Library of Education; for information, call NLE on 1-800-424-1616. And, for information on other Department materials designed to help youngsters learn, call 1-800-USA-LEARN.
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