ERIC Number: ED362419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Investigating Your Environment--Intermountain Region.
Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This resource notebook contains over 100 activities in which students investigate different aspects of the environment. The activities are presented in 21 sections covering the following environmental topics and issues: (1) soil; (2) water; (3) forests; (4) plant relationships; (5) wildlife; (6)measurement; (7) urban communities; (8) deserts; (9) dunes; (10) ponds; (11) rangelands; (12) riparian zones; (13) wilderness areas; (14) planning an environmental study area; (15) investigating an environmental issue; (16) land use simulations; (17) school yard activities; (18) natural resources in an urban environment; (19) developing environmental investigations; (20) interpreting your environment; and (21) geological history. Each section contains an introduction to the topic, a list of the activities, approximate time required for each activity, suggestions on how to coordinate the activities, suggestions for relating the activities to different curriculum areas, and procedures for doing the activity. Reproducible worksheets accompany many of the activities. (MDH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Discovery Learning, Environmental Education, Forestry, Geology, Integrated Activities, Investigations, Learning Activities, Measurement, Natural Resources, Plants (Botany), Secondary Education, Simulation, Soil Conservation, Urban Areas, Water Quality, Water Resources, Wildlife
Forest Service, Intermountain Region, 324 25th Street, Ogden, UT 84401-2310.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Deserts; Environmental Issues; Ponds; Wilderness