ERIC Number: ED325326
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Oscar's Options: A Supplementary Environmental Education Curriculum. Books 1 and 2 (Combined).
Bell, Carole O.; Schwartz, Martha M.
This two-volume supplementary curriculum is designed for teachers of children grades 4-8. There are eight units overall: (1) national resources; (2) litter; (3) household hazardous wastes; (4) landfills; (5) recycling; (6) incineration; (7) compost; and (8) source reduction. Each unit contains a list of objectives for students, a suggested time frame for the unit, lesson plans for the lessons contained in the unit, a glossary, a unit test and a teacher's guide for each lesson. Lesson plans contain lists of materials, procedures, and suggestions for extension activities. In addition, each unit contains reproducible student worksheets, and overhead transparencies. Units vary from three to ten lessons in length. Lessons are interdisciplinary in nature and involve a number of different activities, and skills including surveys, writing projects, outdoor activities, mathematics skills, science skills, and many others. (CW)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Educational Objectives, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Hazardous Materials, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Land Use, Pollution, Recycling, Science Education, Science Materials, Secondary School Science, Solid Wastes, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Rhode Island State Dept. of Education, Providence. Dept. of Environmental Management.