ERIC Number: ED447124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
My World Indoors: My Health My World.
Tharp, Barbara; Dresden, Judith; Denk, James; 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 indoor environmental health, it includes (1) an activities guide for teachers which focuses on physical science, life science, and the 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 Secret," 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 Secret"; 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 indoor air, tips for healthy living, breathing, and making a difference. (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.