ERIC Number: ED124450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Our Crowded, Dirty World: The Development of Our Environmental Crisis and Its Impact upon One's Habitat. Instructional Activities Series.
Garrett, Anne C.; Kozak, Betty Ann
This activity, the fifth in a set of elementary teacher-developed units for geography, is intended to help teachers in developing an ecological unit. It examines pollution problems in the United States through observation and inquiry. An environmental walk activity is outlined that can be performed in any area near a school. It provides an opportunity for students to examine and evaluate data, hypothesize about collected data, and draw conclusions. Teachers are recommended to contact their local park authorities for more materials. A bibliography of free or inexpensive materials on pollution is provided along with an exemplary map available from "The Washington Post" for free. See SO 009 140 for a general description and explanation of the elementary and secondary sets comprising this series. (ND)
Descriptors: Ecological Factors, Ecology, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Geography, Learning Activities, Observational Learning, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Urban Environment, Urban Studies
NCGE Central Office, 115 North Marion Street, Oak Park, Illinois 60301 ($.50, elementary set $6.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Note: For related documents, see ED 096 235 and SO 009 140 through 167