This work pursues the study of mental maps as a tool to assess the geographic knowledge of the BalearicIslands among school students from 17 primary education schools. The study reveals an interrelationship between the formal aspects of the cartographic sketches and the level of geographic knowledge expressed (content) through the mentioned places. This finding adds value to the power of cartographic sketching asa tool for the study of geographic knowledge, disproving those who question it.
Jaume Binimelis Sebastián [email@example.com], Department of Geography The University of the Balearic Islands Palma de Mallorca: Spain
Carla Pla-Sanchís, Primary Education Degree student The University of the Balearic Islands Palma de Mallorca: Spain
Julián Serrano-Varón, Teacher in Primary Education. C.C. La Puríssima Calle Sevilla 19, 07013 Palma de Mallorca: Spain
Marta Sánchez Casado, Teacher in Primary Education