ERIC Number: ED097233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Man and Environment for the Intermediate Grades; A Curriculum Guide for Environmental Studies for Grades 4-8.
National Association for Environmental Education, Miami, FL.
This curriculum guide consists of environmental studies modules for grades 4-8. The curriculum, which is organized around major concepts, is intended to serve as a guide for program development and as a framework for compiling and sharing ideas on methods and application on a national basis. Each module may be utilized as an integral part of the entire curriculum, in combination with several of the other units or as an independent element. The following modules for each grade level are included: (1) Values and Environmental Awareness; (2) Environmental Rights and Responsibilities of Individuals and Groups; (3) Dependence of All Things on Each Other and the Environment for Survival; (4) Energy and the Biosphere's System; (5) The City: A Complex Ecosystem Requiring Planning and Resources; (6) The Man-Made Environment and the Quality of Life; (7) Population Dynamics; (8) The Effect of the Rural Ecosystem on Urbanization; (9) Production, Consumption and Recycling-Intelligent Use of Natural Resources; and (10) Decision Making. The five areas discussed for each module are module scheme, content overview of module scheme, concepts to be developed, content organization by grade levels, and program objectives. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Decision Making, Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Grade 7, Grade 8, Intermediate Grades, Natural Resources, Population Education, Social Sciences, Technology, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Values
National Association for Environmental Education, 5940 S. W. 73rd Street, Miami, Florida 33143 ($4.00 each; subject to change on new printing)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Education.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Environmental Education, Miami, FL.
Note: Materials developed at a Workshop in Environmental Studies (Atlanta, Georgia, July 1973); For a related document, see ED 086 473