ERIC Number: ED436380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Endangered Species: Wild & Rare.
Braus, Judy, Ed.
NatureScope, v3 n3 1987
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. The topic of this issue is "Endangered Species: Wild and Rare." Contents are organized into the following sections: (1) "The Big Picture," giving information and activities on the process of extinction, how the increasing human population affects other species, and the reasons for helping endangered species; (2) "The Habitat Connection," providing information and activities on the causes of habitat destruction and the effects of habitat loss on animals and plants; (3) "Poachers, Poisons and Other Problems," providing information and activities on factors other than habitat destruction such as wildlife trade, and pollution that are putting species in danger; (4) "Bouncing Back," describing information and activities on the ways in which people are helping endangered species; (5) "Crafty Corner," providing ideas for art projects; and (6) Appendix, featuring a glossary and reference information. (WRM)
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Elementary Education, Endangered Species, Environment, Environmental Education, Habitats, Overpopulation, Plants (Botany), Pollution, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science and Society, Scientific Concepts, Wildlife, Wildlife Management
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.