ERIC Number: ED083004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
A Curriculum Activities Guide to In-Depth Environmental Studies.
Hershey, John T., Ed.; And Others
This guide is the fourth in a series of four books emphasizing student-oriented problem solving related to environmental matters. It utilizes a three-level activity approach: awareness, transitional, and operational. The intent is to provide investigations that will motivate students to pursue in-depth studies, thus encouraging them to generate ideas, design and carry through plans of action, make decisions regarding data collection, processing, evaluation, and utilization, and determine what potential impact these findings might have on community action. In proposing or recommending action they must consider the action and alternatives to this action as they relate to a variety of political, economic, legal, social, scientific, and technological factors. Topics considered for the investigations include birds, weather, ferns, air quality and vegetation, and weeds. Each chapter is devoted to one topic and provides a series of investigations on that topic. An introduction and background information give initial orientation followed by an enumeration of materials and methods, and, where appropriate, data, interpretations, and conclusions. A bibliography supplements each chapter. Related documents are SE 016 524, SE 015 525, and SE 016 614. (BL)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Investigations, Natural Resources, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Student Research
Institute for Environmental Education, 8911 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Education.
Authoring Institution: Project KARE, Blue Bell, PA.