ERIC Number: ED436377
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Amazing Mammals Part II.
Braus, Judy, Ed.
NatureScope, v2 n4
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) "The Primates," including information and activities on gorillas, chimpanzees, monkeys, gibbons, lemurs, humans, and other primates; (2) "The Carnivores," offering information and activities on bears, raccoons, lions, sea otters, weasels, and other carnivores; (3) "Mammals with Hooves," providing information and activities on giraffes, horses, sheep, zebras, deer, and other hooved mammals; (4) "Bats," including information and activities on bats; (5) "Rodents and Other Gnawers," offering information and activities on mice, squirrels, porcupines, rabbits, hares, and other mammals with chisel-like teeth; (6) "The Insect Eaters," providing information and activities on shrews, moles, hedgehogs, tenrecs, and other small mammals that eat mostly insects; (7) "Mammals of the Sea," including information and activities on whales, dolphins, seals, manatees, dugongs, and other aquatic mammals; (8) "Odds 'n' Ends," information and activities on pangolins, platypuses, echidnas, kangaroos, armadillos, and other unusual mammals; and (9) "Appendix," featuring questions, a glossary, and bibliographic information. (WRM)
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Elementary Education, 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.