ERIC Number: ED249099
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Signs of Fall. A Fall Activity Packet for Pre-School.
Jackson Community Coll., MI. Dahlem Environmental Education Center.
This instructional packet is one of 14 school environmental education programs developed for use in the classroom and at the Dahlem Environmental Education Center (DEEC) of the Jackson Community College (Michigan). Provided in the packet are pre-trip activities, field trip activities, and post-trip activities which focus on the characteristics of the fall season. Strategies for using these activities with preschool children are also provided. The pre-trip activities focus on exploring with the senses (touching, smelling/tasting, seeing, and hearing) and exploring colors, sizes, shapes, and the seasons. Four activity sheets and a letter to parents explaining the purpose of the program are included. The post-trip activities provide children with experiences related to seriation, counting, matching, and thinking about future seasons. A list of formal and non-formal objectives and instructions for both indoor and outdoor field trip activities at the DEEC are provided in a separate field trip guide. (JN)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Field Trips, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Outdoor Activities, Preschool Education, Science Activities, Sensory Experience, Sensory Training, Skill Development, Tactual Perception
Dahlem Environmental Education Center, Jackson Community College, 7117 South Jackson Rd., Jackson, MI 49201.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Inst. of Museum Services.
Authoring Institution: Jackson Community Coll., MI. Dahlem Environmental Education Center.