Different merits of the inductive method in teaching geography are listed below:
(i) It helps understanding.
(ii) It is a scientific method.
(iii) It develops scientific attitude.
(iv) It is a logical method and develops critical thinking and habit of keen observations.
(v) It is a psychological method and provides ample scope for student's activities.
(vi) It is based on actual observations, thinking and experimentation.
(vii) It keeps alive the students interest because they move from known to unknown.
(viii) It curbs the tendency to learn by rote and also reduces home work.
(ix) It develops self-confidence.
(x) It develops the habit of intelligent hard work.