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ERIC Number: ED018376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 62
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Reference Count: 0
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THE FIELD STUDY NOTEBOOK FOR THE OUTDOOR SCHOOL.
BURGESS, ROBERT A.; GILFILLAN, WARREN C.
THE "FIELD STUDY NOTEBOOK" HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR USE BY PAROCHIAL AND PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR STUDYING ECOLOGY AT AN OUTDOOR SCHOOL. THE NOTEBOOK EMPHASIZES COMMUNITY DYNAMICS THROUGH STUDENT ACTIVITIES THAT ILLUSTRATE ECOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIPS. INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON THE ORGANIZATION OF A FIELD STUDY AND ON PERFORMING VARIOUS ACTIVITIES. SPACE IS PROVIDED FOR THE STUDENT TO RECORD HIS OBSERVATIONS AND ACTIVITIES. THE FOUR MAJOR SECTIONS OF THE NOTEBOOK DEAL WITH THE STUDY OF (1) SOIL, (2) PLANTS, (3) AQUATIC HABITATS, AND (4) TERRESTRIAL VERTEBRATES AND INVERTEBRATE ORGANISMS. SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES ARE (1) PH DETERMINATION, (2) TEMPERATURE DETERMINATION, (3) DETERMINATION OF SPECIES COMPOSITION AND STRATIFICATION, (4) DETERMINATION OF PRESENT AND PAST INFLUENCES ON THE COMMUNITIES, (5) DETERMINATION OF HEIGHT, DIAMETER, AND AGE OF TREES, (6) THE STUDY OF A ROTTING LOG, (7) SLOPE MEASUREMENT, AND (8) DETERMINATION OF STREAM FLOW. QUESTIONS RELATIVE TO THE STUDENT'S OBSERVATIONS ARE DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THE NOTEBOOK. A GLOSSARY IS PROVIDED FOR EACH SECTION. A BRIEF PICTORIAL GUIDE IS AVAILABLE FOR ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING COMMON AQUATIC INVERTEBRATE ORGANISMS. OTHER RESOURCES "THE TEACHERS' HANDBOOK,""THE COUNSELOR'S HANDBOOK," AND "THE STUDENT GUIDEBOOK" ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR THE OUTDOOR SCHOOL UNDER SEPARATE COVER. (DS)
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Identifiers: OREGON; PORTLAND