ERIC Number: ED253408
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Ecology of Missouri Forests. Instructional Unit. Conservation Education Series.
This unit is designed to help science, social studies, vocational agriculture, and other teachers incorporate forest ecology concepts into their subject matter. The unit includes: (1) topic outline; (2) unit objectives; (3) background information on climate and soils, levels of a deciduous forest, age classes, food and energy relationships, forest succession, and Missouri tree associations (focusing on upland forests, floodplain forests, and woodland edges); (4) lesson plans for each of these topic areas (each plan consisting of a list of materials needed, a list of objectives, and instructional strategies); (5) a glossary; (6) a bibliography; and (7) appendices. The appendices include overhead transparency masters, a list of Basic Essential Skills Test objectives (for reading/language arts, mathematics, and government/economics) covered by the unit, a unit test (with answers), and lists of conservation education consultants and outdoor skills education specialists in Missouri. (JN)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Climate, Conservation Education, Ecology, Forestry, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Studies, Soil Science, Trees, Units of Study, Vocational Education
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.