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ERIC Number: ED253412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 127
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Learning with Otis. A Conservation Education Activities Book, Grade 3.
Haley-Oliphant, Ann; Behrens, Larry
The Learning with Otis program is designed to provide elementary school teachers with practical conservation education activities which should be infused into the existing curriculum on a regular basis. Although many of these activities are science-oriented, the program is not, and should not be considered a science curriculum exclusively. This activity book is the basic component of the program. It consists of lesson plans and student materials organized into eight topic areas: ecology; geology; soil relationships; land use; conservation ethics; wildlife; plants; and water and aquatic life. Each lesson plan includes: (1) the number(s) of Basic Essential Skills Test (BEST) objectives and conservation concepts fostered in the lesson; (2) specific lesson objectives; (3) a list of materials needed; (4) a glossary (called teacher resource words); (5) instructional strategies; (6) suggested student activities; and (7) when applicable, answers to student materials. Numbered lists of conservation education concepts and BEST objectives (for reading/language arts, mathematics, and government/economics) are included. The text for a conservation chart used with the first lesson on land use is included. (JN)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Conservation, Jefferson City. Conservation Education Unit.
Identifiers: Missouri
Note: Conservation poster chart to be used in conjunction with the Conservation Chart text has not been included for filming by EDRS. For a related document, see SE 045 375.