ERIC Number: ED304282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Water. An Environmental Learning Experience for Use at the Second Grade Primary Level. Anchorage School District Elementary Science Program.
Anchorage School District, AK.
This resource book introduces second-grade children to the importance of water and the environment. The lessons and concepts covered in this unit are designed to develop an awareness of the importance of water in our lives, an awareness of some of the things water can do, and an awareness of our responsibility to help protect and conserve our water supply. There are eight 45-minute lessons and one lesson which takes a full day to complete. Each lesson includes the concepts involved, materials needed, time requirements, procedures, evaluation activities, and additional activities. Lesson topics include why we need water, weather, ice, snow, dissolving, evaporating, condensation, pollution, and conservation. A listing of reference materials includes 13 films, resource books, and children's books relating to water. Additional materials include cut-outs and badges for individual topics, related poems to be used with a creative writing activity, and background information along with a conceptual overview of each unit. (MVL)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Elementary School Science, Environment, Environmental Education, Grade 2, Instructional Materials, Natural Resources, Primary Education, Resource Units, Science Instruction, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Water, Water Pollution, Weather
Anchorage School District, 4600 DeBarr Avenue, P.O. Box 196614, Anchorage, AK 99519-6614 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Anchorage School District, AK.
Note: For other "science kits" in this program, see SE 050 189-215.