ERIC Number: ED427955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Arctic-Nesting Shorebirds: Curriculum for Grades K-12. [Teacher's Guide.]
Fish and Wildlife Service (Dept. of Interior), Anchorage, AK.
This teaching guide focuses on Arctic-nesting shorebirds. The format of each section consists of background information, student activities, observation and research ideas, and key words. Basic information on how to use this curriculum and seven sections devoted to different aspects of Arctic-nesting shorebird life are provided. Sections cover topics such as general information about shorebirds, adaptations, habitat, nesting and breeding habits, migration, the shorebird sister schools program, field trips, and tying it all together. A bibliography and five appendices (A-E) contain shorebird coloring pages, build a shorebird card masters, advanced reading suggestions, advanced activities, shorebird field study card masters, and additional information on shorebird species. (DDR)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Birds, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Marine Biology, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Teaching Guides
Education Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 E. Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99503.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fish and Wildlife Service (Dept. of Interior), Anchorage, AK.
Note: Some additional materials extend beyond Appendix E and are not identified in the Table of Contents.