ERIC Number: ED199219
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pet Information Bureau, New York, NY.
This manual outlines ways in which observation and care of classroom pet animals may be used to enrich the education of elementary school children. Part one deals with the benefits of having pets in the classroom. Part two illustrates ways in which pets can serve as valuable teaching tools and gives examples of lessons in which the use of pets can encourage youngsters to learn. Part three describes how to set up a pet station, lists the basic care involved, and offers supplementary reading sources. Part four enumerates the various pets suggested for classroom use, details housing requirements, additional supplies needed, and offers instructions for care and feeding. Part five lists additional educational materials available along with a list of supplementary children's books. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Pet Information Bureau, New York, NY.