ERIC Number: ED436373
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
I Invite You To Know the Earth I. Elementary School 2nd to 4th Grade Teacher's Guidebook [and] Text for Elementary School 2nd to 4th Grade.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
This student text is designed for grades 2-4 and explores various earth science topics. A cartoon character named Tommy Tsumi explains earth facts and concepts throughout the text. Activities, materials, and learning objectives for each unit in the textbook are provided in the teacher's guide. Units in both include: (1) "What Does Our Earth Look Like?"; (2) "I Invite You to Know the Inside of the Earth"; (3) "Earthquakes and Tsunamis"; (4) "What is a Natural Hazard?"; and (5) "Basic Prevention Rules in Case of Natural Hazards". (WRM)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Earthquakes, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Natural Disasters, Oceanography, Plate Tectonics, Risk Management, Safety Education, Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Instruction, Seismology, Teaching Guides, Volcanoes
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.