ERIC Number: ED107473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Urban Wild: A Manual for the Development, Implementation, and Operation of Nature Centers on School Campuses.
Ortiz, James L.
The purpose of this guide is to stimulate the development of nature centers. The guide offers possible solutions for common problems which many schools face when considering an on-campus nature center, for example, lack of readily available open space, minimum knowledge of how to develop and maintain an on-campus nature center, and lack of detailed knowledge of how to utilize a nature center. The guide covers such topics as background information, site selection and acquisition, materials acquisition, layout, construction technology, obtaining plants, encouraging wildlife, and planning a curriculum for the nature center. The appendix lists other on-campus nature centers, and individuals who may be contacted for further advice. (TK)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Nature Centers, Outdoor Education, Program Development, Program Guides, Science Education
ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 400 Lincoln Tower, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (on loan)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Huntington Beach Union High School District, CA.
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