ERIC Number: ED381364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Aquatic Critters. Lake James State Park, An Environmental Education Learning Experience, Designed for Grades 2-4.
North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation.
This activity packet, designed for elementary grades 2-4, provides educators with a series on hands-on interdisciplinary classroom and outdoor education activities that focus on aquatic life at Lake James State Park, North Carolina. The packet was designed to meet established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Standard Course of Study. Three types of activities are included: (1) pre-visit classroom activities provide background and vocabulary development; (2) on-site activities conducted at the park; and (3) post-visit classroom activities to reinforce concepts, skills, and vocabulary. This learning experience exposes students to the major concepts of aquatic animals, aquatic animal diversity, environmental awareness, and stewardship of natural resources. The packet contains an introduction to Lake James State Park; an activity summary; pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit activity objectives and instructions; a glossary; a list of 27 references; a scheduling worksheet, program evaluation, and a parental permission form. (LZ)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation.
Identifiers: Aquatic Life; Aquatic Organisms; Environmental Awareness; Hands On Experience; North Carolina; State Parks; Stewardship