ERIC Number: ED454068
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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Life Sciences: Curriculum Resources and Activities for School Librarians and Teachers.
Bain, Amy; Richer, Janet; Weckman, Janet
This book provides resources to teachers and librarians for creating thematic units on specific topics targeting grades K-8. Each topic includes key concepts, comprehensive teaching resources, teaching resources (nonfiction children's literature), reading selections (fiction children's literature), science activities, creative writing and art activities, and additional resources. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1, Animals, includes: (1) Insects and Spiders; (2) Other Invertebrates; (3) Reptiles and Amphibians; (4) Fish; (5) Birds; (6) Mammals; and (7) Dinosaurs. Section 2, Habitats, includes: (1) Sea Life; (2) Deserts; (3) Polar Regions; (4) Tropical Rain Forests; (5) Grasslands; and (6) Woodlands and Ponds. Section 3, The Human Body, includes: (1) The Five Senses; (2) Body Systems and Health; (3) Nutrition and Exercise; and (4) Diseases; Disabilities; and Disorders. Section 4, Plants, includes: (1) Simple Plants, Fungi, and Bacteria; (2) Plant Life; and (3) Trees. (YDS)
Descriptors: Animals, Biological Sciences, Childrens Literature, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Habitats, Hands on Science, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Science Instruction, Thematic Approach, Trees
Teacher Ideas Press, A Division of Libraries Unlimited, Inc., P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633 ($49). Tel: 800-237-6124 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.lu.com/tip.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: For other books in series, see SE 064 933-935.