ERIC Number: ED297982
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Marine and Coastal Resources. Global Issues Education Packet.
Holm, Amy E.
At least 70% of the Earth is covered with water. This packet provides background information on eight areas of concern regarding marine and coastal resources. Considered are: (1) "Coastal Resources"; (2) "Mangroves"; (3) "Coral Reefs"; (4) "Ocean Resources"; (5) "Aquaculture"; (6) "Pollution"; (7) "Marine Debris"; and (8) "The Global Commons." Activities included in this packet are designed to increase students' awareness of these issues. Each activity includes a brief description, a concept statement, objectives, a list of relevant subject areas and skills, materials, and procedures. Several maps and worksheets for copying are included in this packet. Individual activity lessons include: "Common Concerns"; "Bringing up Baby"; "Polyp Pile-up"; "Mangrove Trees: Up to their Knees in Salty Seas"; "Sea of Debris"; and "Wave of the Future." A picture for coloring is also included. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Ecology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Estuaries, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Marine Biology, Marine Education, Middle Schools, Oceanography, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science
Global Tomorrow Coalition, 1325 E Street, NW, Suite 915, Washington, DC 20005 ($7.00 each packet, set of 5 packets $30.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Note: For other packets in this series see SE 049 606-609. Contains photographs which may not reproduce well.