ERIC Number: ED431588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Agriculture & the Environment. Teacher's Guide.
McMurry, Linda Maston
This teacher's guide offers background information that teachers can use to incorporate topics related to agriculture and the environment into the curriculum. Classroom activities to bring these topics alive for students in grades 6-9 are suggested. Chapters include: (1) Pesticides and Integrated Pest Management; (2) Food Safety; (3) Water Quality; (4) Understanding Wetlands; and (5) Endangered Species. Contains 44 references. (WRM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Conservation (Environment), Endangered Species, Environmental Education, Food Standards, Habitats, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Pesticides, Pests, Science Activities, Teaching Guides, Water Pollution, Water Quality, Wetlands, Wildlife Management
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, 225 Touhy Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068; Tel: 847-685-8663; Web site: http://www.agfoundation.org
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, Park Ridge, IL.