ERIC Number: ED443748
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
The Study Commission on the Rain Forest. 9th Grade Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this interdisciplinary curriculum unit intended for ninth grade students, students explore in groups in a role playing format public policy questions related to rain forests. Examined in the lessons are political, economic, and ecological issues from which students are expected to make recommendations on what policy course should be followed. Students are provided background information, detailed instructions, on-line resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's section describes the unit's purpose, its correlation to standards, and how to conduct the lessons, including management and assessment tips. (RJC)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Ecology, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Forestry, Grade 9, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Interdisciplinary Approach, Internet, Rainforests, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sustainable Development
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California (San Bernardino)