ERIC Number: ED427957
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Galapagos Jason Curriculum.
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.
The JASON Curriculum Project materials are designed to prepare teachers and students for an exploration around the Galapagos Islands via satellite transmission of live images and sound. This curriculum package contains five units, 25 lesson plans, and over 50 activities, along with teacher background material, student worksheets and readings, a list of resources, and a glossary. A poster, maps, and complete materials for several games and simulations are also included. The JASON Project is designed to spark student interest in science, technology, and social studies, and an interdisciplinary theme is found throughout the materials. Lesson subjects include Darwin's trip to the Galapagos, technology of underwater exploration and satellite communications, island formation, oceanography, the Galapagos ecology, mapping and expedition planning, island culture, and environmental management. (WRM)
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environment, Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Oceanography, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Materials, Wildlife
National Science Teachers Association, 1840 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3000.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Ecuador