ERIC Number: ED314282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
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Paleontology: Self-Directed Study Units for Grades K-3 and 4-8, Gifted. Easily Adapted for Regular Classroom Use. Zephyr Learning Project.
Originally designed for gifted students, these reproducible paleontology units emphasize the use of higher order thinking skills and are appropriate for use in any classroom. Interdisciplinary in content, the units provide a broad view of paleontology. Included are two complete units, one created for the upper elementary gifted student and the other for the lower elementary gifted student. Suggestions for adapting the materials to fit other classrooms are included. Several learning modalities are designed into the materials to encourage active student participation. (CW)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Gifted, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Paleontology, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science
Zephyr Press, 3865 East 34th Street, Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85732-3448 (ZP15-R, $16.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For other units in this series, see SE 051 153-162. Adapted from "Paleontology" by Judith Enz and Joey Tanner.