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ERIC Number: ED401095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Pages: 124
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Sea Turtle Trek, Hammocks Beach State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 6-8.
Bland, Samuel S.
This activity guide, developed to provide hands-on environmental education activities geared to Hammocks Beach State Park in North Carolina, is targeted for grades 6, 7, and 8 and meets the curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Three types of activities are included: pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit. On-site activities are conducted at the park, while pre- and post-visit activities are designed for the classroom. Major concepts include the following: sea turtle life history, resource management, taxonomy, anatomy, dichotomous key, adaptations, natural history, habitat, life cycle, natural and human threats, predator/prey relationships, endangered wildlife, human impact on wildlife, migration, and international resource management. An introduction to reptiles, a vocabulary list, scheduling worksheet, parental permission form, and North Carolina Parks and Recreation program evaluation are included. Appendices contain a sea turtle fact sheet, a Loggerhead sea turtle fact sheet, and sea turtle conservation information. (JRH)
North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 27687, Raleigh, NC 27611-7687.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh.