ERIC Number: ED378031
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Wetland Wonders. Goose Creek State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6.
North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation.
This curriculum guide was developed to provide environmental education through a series of hands-on activities for the classroom and the outdoor setting of Goose Creek State Park, North Carolina. This activity packet, designed for the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades, meets established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Standard Course of Study. Students are exposed to the following major concepts: wetland physiology, wetland hydrology, wetland soils, wetland habitats, water quality, wetland flora and fauna, resource management, and adaptations. The packet is divided into eight section: (1) introduction to the North Carolina State Parks System, Goose Creek State Park, Wetlands, and the activity packet; (2) activity summary; (3) pre-visit activities; (4) on-site activities; (5) post-visit activities; (6) vocabulary and definitions; (7) references (26 entries); and (8) a scheduling worksheet, parental permission form, and program evaluation. Activity information includes curriculum objectives for each grade level, location, group size, estimated time, appropriate season, materials, major concepts, objectives, educator's information, student's information, and worksheets. (LZ)
Descriptors: Activities, Class Activities, Ecology, Environmental Education, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Outdoor Education, Study Guides, Teaching Guides, Wetlands
North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 27687, Raleigh, NC 27611-7687 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina