ERIC Number: ED395767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Land of the Giants. Science Safari.
Sheldon, Louisa; And Others
This is the fourth program in the Science Safari series produced by the Fairfax Network of the Fairfax County (Virginia) Public Schools. It focuses on large animals, their life, advantages and disadvantages of their size, and the adaptations that allow them to survive in their environments. The large animals highlighted include the Komodo dragon, the gorilla, the giraffe, the ostrich, the tarantula, the giant panda, and the elephant. The work of the National Zoo in ensuring the survival of species that are on the brink of extinction is also highlighted. This document includes background information and activities. (JRH)
Descriptors: Animals, Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Science Activities
NOAHS Center, National Zoological Park, 3000 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20008.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Public Schools, VA. Fairfax Network.; National Zoological Park, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see ED 388 526-527 and SE 058 147. Prepared with assistance from British Airways, Friends of the National Zoo, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Smithsonian Outreach Fund.