ERIC Number: ED237355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Solid Waste/Energy Curriculum.
Vivan, V. Eugene; And Others
Provided are solid waste/energy curriculum materials for grades K-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, and 10-12. Separate folders containing units of study (focusing on trash, litter, and recycling) are provided for kindergarten (four units), grade 1 (two units), and grade 2 (two units). Folders contain teachers' directions and activity cards which include picture coloring, games, and multiple-choice questions for beginning and non-readers. Materials for grades 3-4 consist of three units focusing on people and garbage, recycling and re-use, and "litterly speaking" activities. Each unit consists of teacher-led activity cards. Materials for grades 5-6 consist of six units, each containing five to six student-directed task cards. Topic areas include trash disposal, recycling, energy, costs, and eco-action. Materials for grades 7-9 consist of four units containing five to six task cards. Topic areas include solid waste in history, hazardous wastes, landfills, and recycling. Ten envelope-style, self-explanatory, student-centered activities are provided for grades 10-12. These activities are designed for earth science, science (chemistry, physics, biology), biology, social studies/economics, and art teachers/classes. Teaching briefs (which include instructional strategies, background information, and other materials) are included. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Conservation and Environmental Studies Center, Whitesbog, NJ.