ERIC Number: ED436339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Braus, Judy, Ed.
NatureScope, v1 n1 1984
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "What Makes an Insect an Insect?," including information and activities on how insects are classified, how they are different from other animals, and the main characteristics of the insect group; (2) "Growing Up," offering information and activities on metamorphosis--the life stages that insects pass through; (3) "Finding a Place to Live," providing information and activities on insect habitats and microhabitats--what they are and why they are so important to insects and all animals; (4) "Staying Alive," providing information and activities on how insects are adapted to survive; (5) "People and Insects," including information and activities on how insects influence our lives; (6) "Crafty Corner," offering ideas for art projects; and (7) Appendix, featuring questions, a glossary, and bibliographic information. (WRM)
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Elementary Education, Entomology, Environmental Education, Habitats, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science and Society, Scientific Concepts, Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation, P.O. Box 50281, Hampden Station, Baltimore, MD 21211 ($12.95). Tel: 410-516-6585; Fax: 410-516-6998.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.