ERIC Number: ED431604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Exploring the Environment through Children's Literature: An Integrated Approach.
Butzow, Carol M.; Butzow, John W.
This book offers a series of activities that can be conducted in the manner that seems most reasonable for a particular class at a particular time. Teachers can select from the chapters those activities that fit their goals and objectives. Chapters include: (1) Land Development; (2) Land Ownership; (3) Agriculture Land Use; (4) Urban Land Use; (5) Patterns of Movement; (6) The Water Cycle; (7) Watershed Management; (8) Effects of Industry on Water; (9) Natural Disaster; (10) Historical Patterns of Environmental Impact; (11) Environmental Awareness; (12) Forest Management; (13) Air Pollution; (14) Solid Waste and Recycling; and (15) Effects of Environmental Change. Each chapter focuses on a different work of literature and includes a summary, science and content related concepts, content related words, activities, and related books and references. An appendix provides answer keys. Contains an index. (CCM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Childrens Literature, Conservation Education, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Integrated Activities, Land Use
Teacher Ideas Press/Libraries Unlimited, P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633; Tel: 800-237-6124; Fax: 303-220-8843; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.lu.com ($22).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Note: Illustrated by Rhett E. Kennedy.