ERIC Number: ED098070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Trash--Our Only Growing Resource. Environmental Ecological Education Project.
Giebelhausen, Maribeth R.; And Others
With the increases in population and technology, non-biodegradable materials like plastic, glass, and aluminum and waste disposal have become very real problems in out society. This unit, designed for seventh-grade students, focuses on the problems of waste disposal and examines the function of recycling, the role of the consumer in determining types of packaging materials, facts about biodegradable and non-biodegradable materials, and the economic reasons for utilizing synthetic materials. The unit includes the behavioral objectives and the expected student criteria for evaluation, pretests and posttests, relevant background information, suggested methodologies and time sequences for the activities, a bibliography of available reading materials, films and local resource people, and a glossary of terms and environmental resource inventories for each of the junior high schools in the Parkway School District, Chesterfield, Missouri. (MLB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO.; Missouri State Dept. of Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III