ERIC Number: ED370773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Floods and Drought. An Educational Package for Standards 5 to 8.
Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad (India).
This booklet contains 20 activities designed to make students aware of the intricate linkages between soil, water, and vegetation, and how mismanagement damages the environment. Under this broad theme a wide range of concepts is covered. The activities help develop skills of observation, measurement, data collection, model-making, and creative writing. Information has been provided about the main subject area covered by each activity, the time and equipment needed, the optimum number of students with whom to carry it out, and whether it is an indoor or an outdoor activity. Activity topics include the water cycle, distribution of the Earth's water, weather records, writing about rain, measuring rain, water content in soil, soil erosion, soil salinity, soil permeability, aquifers and wells, flood control, wetlands, and urban flooding. (MDH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad (India).
Identifiers: Drought; Environmental Problems; Floods; India; Water Quality Management
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