ERIC Number: ED404120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
We Depend on Illinois' Environment.
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield.
This teachers guide contains information and activities to provide 5th-grade students with a hands-on experience with air, land, and water pollution in Illinois. This booklet incorporates previous documents entitled: "Water the Liquid of Life,""The Land We Depend On," and "The Air We Breathe." The materials are designed to develop research, problem-solving, reading, writing, mathematical, experimental, analytical, and artistic skills. Topics include: air, water, and land quality, drinking water, nonpoint source pollution, wetlands, ozone, global warming, waste management, hazardous waste, leaking underground storage tanks, household hazardous waste, trees, coal, environmental laws and regulations, tires, recycling, composting, and ethanol. Appendices include a correlation with the Illinois State Goals for Learning, glossary, and worksheet answers. An accompanying activity book contains activities organized to match the chapters in the teacher guide. Contains 36 references. (MKR)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Land Use, Recycling, Science Activities, Teaching Guides, Water Pollution, Worksheets
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Public Information, 2200 Churchill Road, P.O. Box 19276, Springfield, IL 62794-9276.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois