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ERIC Number: ED086529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 23
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Adventures in Ecological Reading, Language Arts (Experimental); 5365.02.
Mary, Charlotta B.
Presented is a reading-discussion, activities-experiences course with group and individual projects and experiments especially recommended for students interested in ecology and/or related sciences. Special emphasis is placed on Marine Science. Several texts, including Rachel Carson's "The Edge of the Sea,""The Sea Around Us," and "Under the Sea Wind," are listed as possible texts. Fifteen performance objectives are included to accompany a course outline with eight major topics: (1) Physical Factors in the Marine Environment; (2) Chemical Factors; (3) Geological Factors; (4) Biological Factors; (5) Ocean Engineering; (6) Marine Resources; (7) Air-Sea Interaction; and (8) A Career in Oceanography. Sixteen experiments, drawn from Florida's State Department of Education publication"The Source Book of Marine Sciences," are suggested as valuable student-learning experiences. Demonstrations by the teacher are also suggested. Student projects and reports are encouraged. Suggested topics are listed and audio-visual instructional aids are suggested. A master sheet coordinates each objective with respective texts, lab experiences, projects, reports, films, discussion questions and other learning activities. (Author/EB)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.