ERIC Number: ED103233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Brine Shrimp and Their Habitat, An Environmental Investigation.
National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.; Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc., Minneapolis.
This environmental unit is one of a series designed for integration within the existing curriculum. The unit is self-contained and students are encouraged to work at their own speed. The philosophy of the unit is based on an experience-oriented process that encourages independent student work. This unit explores the life cycle of brine shrimp and the effects of the environment on that cycle. The unit contains a series of related activities that illustrate basic ecological principles of interrelationships. Teacher information such as materials needed, background information, and additional topics is given. The unit is designed for students, grades 1-5. More sophisticated investigations are given at the end of the unit. A bibliography is included. (MA)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Investigations, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Science Activities, Science Education
National Wildlife Federation, 1412 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Order No. 79169, $1.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.; Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc., Minneapolis.