ERIC Number: ED431620
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
The Old New River. New River State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 7 and 8.
Bailey, Paul; Beazley, Lea J.
This activity guide, developed to provide hands-on environmental education activities geared to New River State Park in North Carolina, is targeted for grades 7 and 8 and meets curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Three types of activities are included: pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit. The on-site activity is conducted at the park, while pre- and post-visit activities are designed for the classroom. Major concepts included are: water quality, biotic index, indicator species, metamorphosis, native aquatic species, stewardship of natural resources, watersheds, and natural resource management. Includes a vocabulary list, scheduling worksheet, parental permission form, North Carolina Parks and Recreation program evaluation, and information about New River State Park. (CCM)
Descriptors: Biology, Environmental Education, Grade 7, Grade 8, Hands on Science, Junior High Schools, Parks, Resource Allocation, Science Activities, Science Programs, Water Quality
New River State Park, P.O. Box 48, Jefferson, NC 28640.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina