ERIC Number: ED196678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Food and Environment. A Teachers' Resource Guide to California Valley Agriculture.
Railton, Esther, Comp.
Presented is a compilation of teaching resources prepared by teachers enrolled in a graduate-level environmental education course at California State University, Hayward. The emphasis of these materials is upon agriculture and related environmental practices in California's San Joaquin Valley. Following a description of course logistics are six chapters containing background information and activity suggestions which deal with: (1) factors that influence crop growth, (2) Caswell Memorial State Park, (3) food preparation, (4) history of farming, (5) history of San Joaquin County, and (6) field trips and speakers. The outdoor learning experiences recommended are designed for use in a variety of subject areas. (WB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Field Trips, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outdoor Education, Resource Materials, Science Education, Social Studies
The Environmental Education Laboratory, Dept. of Teacher Education, California State Univ., Hayward, CA 94592 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Hayward.