ERIC Number: ED103237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Differences in Living Things, 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 an existing curriculum. The unit is self-contained and requires minimal teacher preparation. The philosophy of this series is based on an experience-oriented process that encourages self-paced independent student work. The purpose of this particular unit is to prove that variation does exist within populations. Skills employed in the unit's activities include collection techniques, quantitative measurement methods, record-keeping, and the use of graphs. Materials for study can be collected at a preliminary field trip or from classroom potted plants. Activities are geared for students in grades 4-8. Teacher information such as materials, background information, and additional, more sophisticated topics is given. (MA)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Genetics, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Investigations, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Science Education, Teaching Guides
National Wildlife Federation, 1412 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Order No. 79025, $1.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.; Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc., Minneapolis.
Note: Related documents are SE 018-534