ERIC Number: ED392640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Invitations to the Matter-Energy Cycle. Teacher-Friendly Science Activities with Reproducible Handouts in English and Spanish. Grades 3-5. Living Things Science Series.
Camp, Carole Ann, Ed.
This booklet, one of six in the Living Things Science series, presents activities about matter and energy which address basic "Benchmarks" suggested by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the Living Environment for grades 3-5. Contents include background information, vocabulary (in English and Spanish), materials, procedures, extension activities, and worksheets. The worksheets are presented in both English and Spanish versions. Suggestions for use of the activities include using student grouping, a related reading center, and journal keeping. Activity names are: "Food Mountain,""Food Journal,""Are We Really Vegetarians?,""Human Food Chain Demonstration,""Designer Leaves,""Energy for Life,""Decomposition,""Plastic or Paper,""Discovering Mold," and"Fungi Hunt." Lists of fiction and non-fiction readings are included. (MKR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Energy, Environmental Education, Food, Matter, Physical Sciences, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Worksheets
Ash Grove Press, Inc., 19 Elm Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373 ($5.95 single copy sold separately; $29.95 set of six, plus shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: American Association for Advancement of Science; Food Supply; Food Webs
Note: For other booklets in the series, see SE 057 967-972.