ERIC Number: ED081618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The American Environment: A Home Study Course.
Soil Conservation Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Prepared for employees of the Soil Conservation Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, to assist them in increasing their knowledge and understanding of the environment, this syllabus may also serve as a resource and reference guide for environmental studies or for purposes of curriculum development. The 16 unit course consists of reading assignments, activity assignments, subject information summaries, support materials, and response sheets. Topics are: The "Original" American Situation; Changes in America Since AD 1500; Basic Biological Concepts; Basic Ecological Concepts; The Atmosphere; Soils; Freshwater and Its Pollution; Oceans and Estuaries; Natural Areas and Their Use; Wildlife; Population of Human Beings; Solid Waste Problems; Persistent Chemicals in the Environment; Radioactive Fallout; Living Space and Recreation; and The Law and the Environment. (BL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Soil Conservation Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Note: Revised January, 1973