ERIC Number: ED328455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Great Minds? Great Lakes!
Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Great Lakes National Program Office.
This booklet introduces an environmental curriculum for use in a variety of elementary subjects. The lesson plans provide an integrated approach to incorporating Great Lakes environmental issues into the subjects of history, social studies, and environmental sciences. Each of these sections contains background information, discussion points, and a variety of hands-on activities designed to illustrate the major points of each lesson. A map of the Great Lakes is provided for photocopying and can be used with the discussion points and activities. Topics include the history of the Great Lakes, shipwrecks, water use, acid rain, air pollution, lake clean-up, groundwater, surface runoff, industrial runoff, and sediment pollution. General facts about each of the Great Lakes are listed. (KR)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Groundwater, History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Natural Resources, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Water Pollution, Water Resources, Water Treatment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Great Lakes National Program Office.
Identifiers: Great Lakes