ERIC Number: ED076395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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The World Around You. Environmental Education Packet.
Garden Club of America, New York, NY.
The Garden Club of America has compiled this environmental education packet of informational materials to help teachers educate their students for survival. The "Study Guide" contains essays by ten authorities on topics of population, soil, air, water, power and energy, solid waste management, open space, public lands, oceans, and wildlife. Each is followed by a set of questions for student research and discussion. Other leaflets in the packet are "Ecology for Urban Children" enumerating possible activities in an urban area; "Water Pollution, Our No-Win War," an analysis of water pollution problems; "How to Grow a Garden;""Our National Park System," a description and listing of National Parks, Monuments, Seashores and Lakeshores, Recreation Areas, Scenic Rivers, Wildlife Refuges, and Scenic Trails; "Berried Treasure for Your Birds" describing plantings needed for food, shelter, and water; "What Do You Mean--'Birdlife Appetites'?" showing pictures of birds as well as other common animals and insects; "'Doing' is Fun," activities for winter, spring, summer, and autumn; and "Recommended Sources for Further Information" listing books, organizations, and films. (BL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Pamphlets, Study Guides
Garden Club of America, 598 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022
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Authoring Institution: Garden Club of America, New York, NY.
Note: Miscellaneous Leaflets