ERIC Number: ED430822
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Windows on the Wild: Biodiversity Basics. An Educator's Guide to Exploring the Web of Life [and] Student Book.
World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC.
This guide is designed to provide ideas on how to integrate biodiversity into teaching at many levels in both formal and informal settings. These curriculum materials are part of the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) environmental education program called Windows on the Wild (WOW). WOW incorporates current data from projects around the world and draws on information from many organizations, agencies, businesses, and individuals whose work is directed at maintaining and enhancing Earth's biodiversity. Activities are grouped into four chapters: (1) What Is Biodiversity? (12 activities); (2) Why Is Biodiversity Important? (7 activities); (3) What's the Status of Biodiversity? (8 activities); and (4) How Can We Protect Biodiversity? (6 activities). The resources in this guide can be used to build a unit, course, or a year-long, interdisciplinary program. A supplemental student guide is also included. (WRM)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biology, Botany, Conservation Education, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Physical Environment, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Instruction, Teaching Guides, Water, Wildlife, Zoology
Acorn Naturalists, 17821 E. 17th Street, #103, Tustin, CA 92780.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY.
Authoring Institution: World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC.