ERIC Number: ED439935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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Celebrating the Earth: Stories, Experiences, and Activities.
Livo, Norma J.
Young learners are invited to learn about the natural world through engaging activities that encourage the observation, exploration, and appreciation of nature. Weaving together a stimulating tapestry of folktales, personal narratives, and hands-on activities, this book teaches children about the earth and all of its creatures--birds, plants, reptiles, mammals, even constellations and natural phenomena such as rainbows. This book is filled with fascinating information and projects to help build multiple intelligences in students. Contents include: (1) "Amphibians and Reptiles"; (2) "Flying Creatures"; (3) "Four-Footed Animals"; (4) "Constellations"; (5) "Plants"; (6) "Creatures from the Water"; (7) "Natural Phenomena"; (8) "American Folklore"; and (9) "Activities To Increase Naturalistic Intelligence." (CCM)
Descriptors: Animals, Astronomy, Botany, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, Hands on Science, Multiple Intelligences, Science Activities, Wildlife
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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