ERIC Number: ED066325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Environmental Education [30 Instructional Mini-units for K-6].
Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
These 30 self-contained instructional units, for K-6, are structured to promote learning exercises outside the classroom; from the playground, local factory, or city hall to pond, farm, or woodland, places where students may touch the pulse of community life. Attractively packaged in plastic folders, each "mini-unit" provides a teacher's guide with topical information, possible behavioral outcomes, activity ideas, and evaluation opportunities and techniques. Transparencies and master copies of diagrams and data sheets are included to produce additional copies for student use. Unit titles are: Fingerprinting Trees and Bushes; Classroom Pets; Needs and Requirements for Keeping People Alive; A Collection of Natural Colors; A Collection of Sounds; The World Through Children's Eyes; An Animal to Experiment With; Real Problems of Land Use; Other Social Environments; Needs and Requirements in Many Lands; Discovering Regions and Social Boundaries; Regions of the Community; Traffic Survey; Magnets; Duplicating Nature's Colors; Collecting Rocks and Making Plunks; What Do We Eat; Adopt a Tree or Bush; How Many Ways to Say Litter; Tree Litter to Sow Bug Litter; Insulation; Air Movement; Hot Spots, Cold Spots; Using Electricity; Fire Building; Rotting Log; Meal in Your Pocket; Fire and Values; Collecting Bugs--Lots of Litter; Wastebasket Archeology; and Bibliography. (BL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
Minnesota Department of Administration, Documents Section, Room 140 Centennial Bldg., St. Paul, Minnesota 55155 ($99.00 Complete Set)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
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