ERIC Number: ED447123
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Water and My World: 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. Focusing on water, it includes (1) an activities guide for teachers which focuses on physical science, biology, 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, "Mystery of the Muddled Marsh," which teaches science and health concepts; (3) a reading activities booklet entitled, "The Reading Link," which presents reading activities to use with "Mystery of the Muddled Marsh"; 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 water and health; water in the body; and how to make a difference. (SM)
Descriptors: Biology, Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Physical Sciences, Science Education, Water Pollution, Water Quality
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.