ERIC Number: ED201466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Ladybugs and Lettuce Leaves: Gardening and Environmental Education Cards for Reading, Seeding, Doing, Feeding. Project Outside/Inside.
Hunken, Jorie; And Others
Forty-five activity-oriented gardening and environmental education activities suitable for grades 4-6 are presented. They include such topics as demonstrating how to plan, plant, care for and harvest herb, flower, and vegetable gardens. This book teaches a basic understanding of plant growth and development through the use of illustrations and indoor/outdoor activities. It explains by analogy and example environmental interaction and environmental dependence on one another for survival. It utilizes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing content from mathematics and language arts, as well as science and environmental education. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Botany, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Gardening, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Outdoor Education, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction
Project Outside/Inside, Somerville Public Schools, 81 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143 ($7.00; discount on quantity orders).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Authoring Institution: Somerville Public Schools, MA.
Note: For related document, see SE 034 278.