ERIC Number: ED447122
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
My Home Planet Earth: My Health My World.
Tharp, Barbara; Dresden, Judith; Moreno, Nancy
This curriculum guide for students in grades K-4 is part of the My Health My World series which explores environmental health issues. It includes (1) an activities guide for teachers, which focuses on physical science, life science, and environment and health, presenting activity based lessons that entice students to discover concepts in science, mathematics, and health through hands-on activities; (2) a colorful illustrated storybook entitled, "Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption," which teaches science and health concepts; (3) a reading activities booklet entitled, "The Reading Link," which presents reading activities to use with "Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption"; and (4) "Explorations for Children and Adults," a mini-magazine full of information, activities, and fun things to do in class or at home related to the atmosphere and health; climate; tips for healthy living; and sun power. (SM)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Biological Sciences, Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Physical Sciences, Science Education
Baylor College of Medicine, 1709 Dryden, Suite 54, Houston, TX 77030. Tel: 800-798-8244; Fax: 713-798-8201.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Inst. of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston, TX.
Note: Illustrated by T. Lewis.