ERIC Number: ED253405
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Biogeography of Missouri. Instructional Unit. Conservation Education Series.
Castillon, David A.
This unit is designed to help social studies or science teachers incorporate ecological concepts into the teaching of science and Missouri geography. The unit includes: (1) a topic outline; (2) general unit objectives; (3) an introduction to basic biogeographical concepts; (4) descriptions of the glaciated prairie, unglaciated prairie, ozark, and southeastern lowland biogeographical regions in Missouri (each description providing information on the region's landforms, climate, soils, plants, and animals); (5) lesson plans on the basic biogeography of Missouri and the four regions (each plan consisting of a list of materials needed, a list of objectives, and instructional strategies); (6) glossary; (7) list of references; and (8) appendices. The appendices include overhead transparency masters, a list of Basic Essential Skills Test objectives (for mathematics and reading/language arts) covered by the unit, and unit test (with answers). (JN)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Conservation Education, Ecology, Geographic Distribution, Geography, Geography Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Studies, Units of Study
Education Section, Missouri Dept. of Conservation, P.O. Box 180, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Conservation, Jefferson City. Conservation Education Unit.
Identifiers: Biogeography; Missouri; Plants (Botany)