ERIC Number: ED299129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
For Spacious Skies Activity Guide. An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Sky.
Ward, C. Whitney; Borden, Jack
Despite the fact that the sky is the most dominant feature of our surroundings, it plays the role of an unseen background for may objects. It is the intent of this guide to bring about an awareness of the sky to young people. Topics for activities include: (1) "Sky Awareness"; (2) "Compass"; (3) "Hand Lens"; (4) "Prism"; (5) "Binoculars"; (6) "Thermometer"; (7) "Stars"; and (8) "Music Lesson." Recommended readings, an observation sheet, and a response form are also included. Appendices include songs, recordings, the Beaufort wind scale, a wind-barometric table, humidity table, conversions, and a windchill table. Each section includes objectives, materials, vocabulary, an introduction, and several activities. (CW)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Meteorology, Perception, Program Guides, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Sensory Experience, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
For Spacious Skies, Inc., 54 Webb Street, Lexington, MA ($7.50 plus $1.00 shipping and handling; $5.00 for 10 or more).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: For Spacious Skies, Inc., Lexington, MA.
Note: For teacher's guide, see SE 049 649. Drawings may not reproduce well.