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ERIC Number: ED103153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 87
Abstractor: N/A
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[Science in the Outdoors].
Sarage, Joe; And Others
Designed for instruction of emotionally handicapped children and youth, this resource guide presents science activities and concepts relative to rural and urban outdoor education. Included are 25 different articles, varying from broadly generalized to highly specific concept/activity suggestions which include film and book bibliographies and vocabulary lists. "High School Science in the Outdoors" presents 31 concept correlated activities relative to earth science, physics, and biology. An article on water and its importance to the ecological systems of the world focuses on basic concepts of the water cycle and presents activities for primary and intermediate levels. Specific objectives are itemized in a detailed article on science for K-4, a study of living things; air, water, and weather; and the earth. Discovery learning is emphasized in some 14 brief articles designed to stimulate scientific observation in the young; subject areas include trees, soil, earth worms, rocks, the seasons, a garden (an interdisciplinary approach), birds, and bird feeders. Among other article topics are manmade materials, undisciplined nature vs organized nature, "Sidewalk Science," detailed activity section utilizing the urban outdoors and designating 35 activity places (buildings), awareness goals (structure), and learning goals (materials); seashore activities; and a classroom animal study designating 30 animal types, necessary containers, temperatures, and foods. (JC)
Not available separately, see RC 008 374
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
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Note: For related documents, see RC 008 374-382