ERIC Number: ED202725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
The Estuary: A Special Place. Student Guide and Teacher Guide. OEAGLS Investigation 20.
Fortner, Rosanne; Mischler, Ron
In this unit students examine Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Sanctuary on Lake Erie to study the characteristics and importance of estuaries in general. Activities include the analysis of a pictured plankton sample, a transect study using computer data, a consideration of the ecological roles of various estuarine species, and a discussion of the impacts of humans and natural forces upon estuaries. Both a teacher's guide and student's manual are provided. Contained in the guide for teachers are objectives, suggested instructional approaches, an answer key, and additional information on Old Woman Creek. (Author/WB)
Descriptors: Botany, Ecology, Environmental Education, Marine Biology, Science Course Improvement Projects, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Water Resources, Wildlife
Ohio Sea Grant Education Office, 283 Arps Hall, Ohio State Univ., 1945 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210 ($1.00 plus $1.00 per order for shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Research Foundation.
Identifiers: Estuaries; Great Lakes; Oceanic Education Activities Great Lakes Schools; Ohio Sea Grant Program
Note: For related documents, see SE 035 140-155 and ED 179 352-358. Prepared in collaboration with the Ohio Sea Grant Program.