ERIC Number: ED443693
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jul-4
Helping Students Develop a 21st Century Environmental & Social Ethic.
Peters, Richard Oakes
This document presents an interdisciplinary curriculum in ecology and social studies for the K-12 grade level. Topics include: (1) A Model Strategy; (2) Participatory Citizenship; (3) Graphic Studies; (4) Globescope Matrices; (5) Nurturing an Environmental and Social Ethic; (6) Unit Outline; and (7) Lesson Design Format. Ecology lesson plans are as follows: (1) Flora and Fauna; (2) Sensing the Lifespace Environment; (3) Introduction to Ecology; (4) Defining the Environment; (5) Natural Resources; (6) Nature in Art, Music, and Literature; (7) Earth's Carrying Capacity; (8) Habitat and Species; (9) Biome: Deserts; (10) Biome: Mountains; (11) Biome: Rainforests; (12) Biome: Wetlands; (13) Environmental Engineering; (14) Pollution; (15) Land Use: Policies and Practices; (16) Sustainable Development; (17) Conservation and Stewardship; and (18) Understanding the Hydrosphere. (YDS)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Ethics, Extracurricular Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Lesson Plans, Problem Solving, Social Studies
ECO/SOCIAL Studies Network, 498 Hinton Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33954.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: A project of the ECO/SOCIAL Studies Network.