ERIC Number: ED433247
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
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Consider the Earth: Environmental Activities for Grades 4-8. Second Edition.
Gates, Julie M.
This book is designed to educate students in grades 4-8 about eight specific aspects of the environment. Activity-oriented experiences for both urban and rural children to gain certain understandings are provided. Concepts addressed include the fact that humans are animals and are living organisms, animals differ from plants in their ability to move from place to place and in their inability to make their own food, and humans have five senses that help them to enjoy and understand their world. Sections include: (1) Soil; (2) Plants; (3) Water; (4) Wildlife; (5) Weather; (6) Environmental Problems; (7) Oceans; and (8) Ecosystems. (CCM)
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Meteorology, Oceanography, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Soil Science, Water, Wildlife
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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