ERIC Number: ED174442
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Sensing the Sea: A Curriculum Guide in Marine Education for Grades Kindergarten and First. Educational Series Number 23.
Odell-Fisher, Ellen; Giese, Ronald N.
This curriculum unit deals with the establishment and maintenance of a saltwater aquarium in the classroom. The unit seeks to arouse the student's curiosity and interest in the aquatic environment by involvement in the sequence of activities relating to the marine aquarium. Detailed instructions are provided in preparing and stocking the aquarium. Teaching suggestions are included along with technical instructions. Appendices include: (1) a list of aquarium supplies; (2) marine life suppliers; (3) book publishers; and (4) a story relating concepts of the marine environment. (RE)
Descriptors: Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environment, Environmental Education, Grade 1, Marine Biology, Natural Resources, Oceanography, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Water Resources, Zoology
Marine Education Center, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Inst. of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA.
Note: For related document, see ED 167 421