ERIC Number: ED243680
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Creative Environmental Education Activities for Children. Environmental Education Curriculum Guide.
Tennessee Valley Authority (Land Between the Lakes), Golden Pond, KY.
Twenty-seven activities have been compiled to assist teachers in incorporating environmental methods and techniques into their preschool curricula. These activities are designed to complement the classroom curriculum and heighten participant awareness and appreciation of environmental resources and relationships. Each activity includes: (1) activity number; (2) time required to complete the activity; (3) subject area (mathematics, science, language arts, art, music); (4) title; (5) objectives; (6) list of materials needed; (7) reference(s); and (8) procedures. Among the topic areas investigated are: protective coloration; camouflage; color identification; rocks; colors, shapes, and textures in the natural environment; predator-prey relationship; bird feeders; and fossils. In addition, the activities foster the development of observation, classification, mathematics, listening, communication, measuring, and language skills. (JN)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Curriculum Guides, Earth Science, Ecology, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Enrichment Activities, Environmental Education, Language Arts, Natural Resources, Outdoor Activities, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Science Activities, Skill Development
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Valley Authority (Land Between the Lakes), Golden Pond, KY.
Note: For more information contact: Interpretation and Education Section, TVA-Land Between the Lakes, Golden Pond, KY 42231.