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ERIC Number: ED441659
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Schoolyard Habitats: Planning Guide. People and Nature: Our Future Is in the Balance[TM].
National Wildlife Federation, Vienna, VA.
This guide assists schools, teachers, students, and community members in the use of school grounds as learning sites for wildlife conservation and cross-curricular learning. Sections include: (1) "Schoolyard Habitats"; (2) "Widening the Classroom Walls"; (3) "The School and the Community"; (4) "Inspiring the Community"; (5) "Creating the Habitat Team"; (6) "Maintenance"; (7) "Site Inventory and Mapping"; (8) "Example of Site Inventory Process"; (9) "Identifying the Needs/Selecting the Site"; (10) "Assembling the Elements"; (11) "Schoolyard Habitats Designs"; (12) "Setting the Goals"; (13) "Reaching Out: Resources and the Community"; (14) "Fundraising Strategies"; (15) "Incorporating the Habitat in Cross-Curriculum Learning"; (16) "Schoolyard Habitats Certification Checklist"; and (17) "Resource Guide," including activities, "how to" guides, habitat planning and landscaping, environmentally-sensible landscaping, attracting specific wildlife groups, identification, habitats, and behavior, fundraising/grant sources, and on-line resources. (Contains 61 references.) (CCM)
National Wildlife Federation, Schoolyard Habitats, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22184-0001. Tel: 703-790-4100.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Vienna, VA.