ERIC Number: ED134434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Try These, We Have! Environmental Education Activities for the Trainable Mentally Retarded.
Benedict, Deborah; And Others
These environmental education materials include both out-of-classroom and in-classroom experiences. The activities emphasize seven major goals including language skills, number skills, social skills, motor skills, science, and attention span. There are eight coded topical areas: (1) air; (2) animals; (3) games; (4) light; (5) plants; (6) seasons; (7) soil; and (8) water. Each topical area contains a variety of activities related to the general theme. The activities are described on separate cards and are written for the teacher. Each card contains the following: (1) a title; (2) a purpose; (3) suggested directions; (4) a materials list; and (5) hints and instructions for the teacher. The materials were tested with trainable mentally retarded students. (RH)
Descriptors: Attention Span, Elementary Secondary Education, Environment, Environmental Education, Exceptional Persons, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Mathematics, Mental Retardation, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Sciences, Teaching Guides
Dr. Dennis E. Clark, Director, Wetlands Ecological Laboratory, Marian College, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46222 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Environmental Education.
Authoring Institution: Marian Coll., Indianapolis, IN.
Note: Some pages printed on colored paper may be marginally legible; Materials prepared in the Outdoor Ecological Laboratory, Marian College