ERIC Number: ED103209
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Investigating Your Environment Series.
Forest Service (USDA), Portland, OR.
This environmental education guide focuses on several aspects of an environmental education program. The guide is divided into seven sections. Lesson Plans for Environmental Investigations is designed to help students take an in-depth look at different component parts of the environment. Developing an Environmental Education Plan includes guidelines for developing the component parts of a program: environmental study areas, teacher workshops, local community support, and curriculum materials. Process and Problem Solving Approaches to Learning is concerned with techniques for involving people in problem solving activities. Question Strategies and Discussion Skills indentifies question types and reviews the importance of effective questioning and discussion. Role playing, group growth and organization, and leadership are examined in Techniques for Facilitating Group Involvement. Simulations presents a land use simulation game. Miscellaneous includes creative communications and some school yard activities. (TK)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Natural Resources, Program Development, Questioning Techniques, Science Education, Simulation, Teaching Guides
ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 400 Lincoln Tower, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (on loan)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Forest Service (USDA), Portland, OR.
Note: Group of materials used in the Environmental Education Workshop (Camp Tyler, Texas, April 1973). Marginal legibility