ERIC Number: ED448996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Rock around the Clock: Hanging Rock State Park. An Environmental Education Learning Experience. Designed for Grade 5.
This learning packet was developed for grade 5 to teach about the geology of a park. Sections include: (1) Introduction, which introduces the North Carolina State Park System, Hanging Rock State Park, the park's activity packet, and the geology of the park; (2) Summary, a brief summary of the activity outlines including major concepts and objectives covered; (3) Pre-visit activities, which introduce students to rock types and the rock cycle and explains how they change over time due to weathering and erosion; (4) On-site activities, including observations on the landforms and geological formations of the parks; (5) Post-visit activity, which reinforces the vocabulary and concepts learned in the previous activities; (6) Vocabulary, which provides a list of 51 related vocabulary words; (7) References; and (8) related forms including worksheets, a parental permission form, and a North Carolina Parks & Recreation Program Evaluation. (Contains 17 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, Geology, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Petrology, Science Education
North Carolina Div. of Parks and Recreation, 12700 Bayleaf Church Road, Raleigh, NC 27614.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina