Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-255) and index
Introduction -- The nature of spatial thinking -- Spatial thinking in everyday life, at work, and in science -- Teaching and learning about spatial thinking -- Responding to the need for spatial thinkers -- Tools for thought: the concept of a support system -- High-tech support systems for spatial thinking -- An assessment of GIS as a system for supporting spatial thinking in the K-12 context -- GIS as a support system for spatial thinking -- Conclusions and recommendations -- The spatial thinker.
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