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ERIC Number: ED435533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 93
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88448-211-1
Shelterwood Teacher's Guide: Discovering the Forest.
Markowsky, Judy Kellogg
This teacher's guide explores forest diversity, from learning about different kind of trees to understanding how the layers in a forest provide habitat for all kinds of animals and insects. Each chapter offers useful introductory material and clear objectives, followed by fun activities that encourage exploration while teaching important skills. Chapters include: (1) "What is a Forest?"; (2) "What Kind of Forest?"; (3) "Learning to Identify Trees"; (4) "Layers in the Forest"; (5) "Sun and Shade in the Forest"; (6) "Wind, Water and Soil in the Forest"; (7) "Baby Trees, Big Trees, Dead Trees"; (8) "Ways of Harvesting and Forest Issues"; (9) "Boards, Furniture, Paper and Even Violins"; (10) "Seeing Wildlife"; (11) "Reading the Secret Stories Told by Animal 'Signs'"; (12) "Owls"; (13) "Deer and Moose"; (14) "Bears"; and (15) "Now What is a Forest?" (CCM)
Tilbury House Publishers, 2 Mechanic Street #3, Gardiner, ME 04345 ($9.95). Tel: 800-582-1899 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Illustrated by Rosemary Giefried.