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ERIC Number: ED103204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 145
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Reference Count: 0
Ecosystems. A Self-Instructional Modular Package for Elementary School Teachers. Preliminary Version.
Weiss, Iris R.
This package of materials, developed for teachers in the elementary schools, is designed to help the teacher educate the future voter so that he will be knowledgeable and concerned about environmental problems. This package on Ecosystems has two goals. The first is to help the teacher understand some basic facts and concepts of ecology and the second is to help the teacher integrate environmental education activities into the existing curriculum. Behavioral objectives and major concepts are listed. Ten learning modules are included in this packet. The module titles include: The Web of Life; Interrelationships Among Living Things; Biotic and Abiotic Factors in the Environment; Adaptations in Living Things; Seed Dispersal and Succession; Food Chains and Energy Pyramids; Plants and Man; Man and Ecosystems; The Shape We're In; and The Only Earth We Have. Each module contains assignments, reading materials, teaching suggestions, learning activities, and student projects. "A Guide to Environmental Education Resources," prepared by the Science Division of the State Department of Public Instruction of North Carolina, and a posttest on ecosystems are included with this package. (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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