ERIC Number: ED114268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A Better Place to Be. A Guide to Environmental Learning in Your Classroom.
This booklet, designed for elementary teachers, contains ideas for involving students in firsthand experience with their environment and practical suggestions for preservation and improvement of their own homes and neighborhoods. The goals of this booklet are to increase environmental awareness and to help the students become responsible citizens. Among the topics discussed are: Environmental Learning in Your Classroom; Getting Started ; Ecosystems and Classroom Activities; Environmental Problems and Activities; Environmental Learning and the Total Curriculum; School Site Development; Family Participation; Schoolwide Programs; and Awards and Recognition. A listing of environmental organizations, materials and sources, suggested readings and audiovisual aids concludes this booklet. (BT)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Ecology, Elementary Education, Energy Conservation, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Resource Materials, Science Education, Water Pollution
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 2400-00805, $1.25)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.