ERIC Number: ED326411
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Edison Home Community Study Unit.
Lee County School District, Ft. Myers, FL. Dept. of Environmental Education and Instructional Development Services.
History is not merely events that occurred in the past. The past has influenced the present, as the present will influence the future. The purpose of this community study unit is to provide fourth grade students with an opportunity to investigate some of the history of Lee County, Florida. The unit's focus is on Thomas Edison, who built a home in Ft. Myers in 1886. The document includes an overview, objectives, information about Edison, a field trip checklist, and student activities. Appendices include the 4Mat model, an application of this unit to the 4Mat model, a resource guide, worksheets, a pre/posttest, a teacher's guide, games, an outline of the subject areas addressed in this unit, a discussion of scheduling considerations, and parent permission form. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary School Science, Field Trips, Grade 4, History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Science Activities, Science Education, Science History, Teaching Guides
Department of Environmental Education, Lee County Schools, 2055 Central Avenue, Ft. Myers, FL 33901 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lee County School District, Ft. Myers, FL. Dept. of Environmental Education and Instructional Development Services.
Identifiers: Florida (Lee County); 4Mat System Model
Note: For related documents, see SE 051 766-777.