ERIC Number: ED101942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
[East Syracuse-Minoa Schools Environmental Education Materials, Middle School Package, Grade 7--Science.]
East Syracuse - Minoa Central Schools, East Syracuse, NY.
These five environmental education science units are designed for use in the seventh grade. Skills such as note taking, organizing information, critical thinking, analysis of data, and scientific skills, and the correlation between skills and content area are emphasized throughout the units to develop in the student a greater understanding of his role in the environment, and the interdependencies between all living things and the environment. Each unit is developed around long range objectives which reflect and reinforce the objectives of the other four units. Objectives, activities and strategies, materials, and evaluation techniques are identified for each of the five science units. The first unit is basically an introduction to the series, emphasizing skills as well as introducing the student to his environment with an ecology project. Unit 2 discusses the process of photosynthesis and the importance of green plants. Unit 3 centers on animals and their relation to others of the same and different species. Unit 4 stresses the importance of interactions between plants and animals. Human ecology is discussed in Unit 5 in light of pollution and possible solutions. Appendixes and supplementary materials are included. (Author/TK)
Descriptors: Botany, Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Environmental Education, Grade 7, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides, Units of Study, Zoology
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Education.
Authoring Institution: East Syracuse - Minoa Central Schools, East Syracuse, NY.
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