ERIC Number: ED324198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Environmental Resource Compendium: Operation Earth.
Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.
The "Year of the Environment" outreach campaign--OPERATION EARTH--is designed to encourage local and individual involvement in environmental activities and to enable public television stations, along with educators and local environmental groups, to develop local outreach plans which meet the environmental needs of the community they serve. This compendium has been designed to assist educators, librarians, community groups, public television stations, and families in their efforts. Resources are listed under the following headings: (1) "Broadcast Programming"; (2) "Telecourses and Professional Development Programming"; (3) "Public Service Announcements"; (4) "Nonbroadcast Programming"; (5) "Slide Shows and Filmstrips"; (6) "Books for Grades K-12"; (7) "Resource Periodicals and Publications"; (8) "Reports and Information Packets"; (9) "Posters"; (10) "Special Projects and Teacher Resources"; (11) "Computer Resources"; (12) "Environmental Groups and Program Distributors"; (13) "Environmental Education Resource Facilities"; and (14) "Station Outreach Ideas for the K-12 Population." Costs and availability of each of the materials listed in each section are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Television, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Programing (Broadcast), Public Television, Reference Materials, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Television Curriculum, Wildlife
PBS Elementary/Secondary Service, Dept. Comp., 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($10.00 prepaid; mailing label must accompany check or money order).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.