ERIC Number: ED361221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Earth Child: Games, Stories, Activities, Experiments & Ideas about Living Lightly on Planet Earth.
Sheehan, Kathryn; Waidner, Mary
This book is a collection of activities, stories, ideas, and games designed to help adults and young children develop a shared awareness of their environment. The material is presented in eight chapters. Activities and stories are interwoven throughout each chapter to provide a holistic view of the topic covered. The end of each chapter contains lists of books to be shared with children and resources for parents and teachers. Topics covered in the chapters include: (1) the sun and solar energy; (2) earth celebrations throughout the year; (3) plant growth and gardening; (4) trees; (5) water resources and water pollution; (6) Earth ecology awareness; (7) dinosaurs and today's endangered species; and (8) children's attitudes toward the environment. An epilogue provides suggestions to foster understanding between the family and the classroom concerning global problems. Contains an index of terms. (MDH)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Cultural Activities, Decision Making, Dinosaurs, Ecology, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Endangered Species, Environmental Education, Gardens, Hands on Science, Holidays, Holistic Approach, Interpersonal Communication, Learning Activities, Plants (Botany), Preschool Education, Science Experiments, Solar Energy, Trees, Water Pollution, Water Resources
Council Oak Books, 1350 East 15th St., Tulsa, OK 74120 (paperback: ISBN-0-933931-39-4, $16.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-933031-42-4, $24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
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