ERIC Number: ED454069
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Earth 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 three sections. Section 1, The Earth, includes: (1) Rocks, Minerals, and Soil; (2) Bodies of Water; (3) Oceans; and (4) Landforms and Geological Processes. Section 2, Ecology, includes: (1) Endangered Animals; (2) Diminishing Resources; and (3) Pollution. Section 3, The Weather, includes: (1) The Sun and the Seasons; (2) Air, Temperature, and Wind; and (3) Precipitation. (YDS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Earth Science, Ecology, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Endangered Species, Pollution, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Thematic Approach, Weather
Teacher Ideas Press, A Division of Libraries Unlimited, Inc., P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633 ($37.50). Tel: 800-237-6124 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.lu.com/tip.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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