ERIC Number: ED456026
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Conserving Earth's Biodiversity. [CD-ROM and] Instructor's Manual.
This CD-ROM is designed as an interactive learning tool to support teaching in highly interdisciplinary fields such as conservation of biodiversity. Topics introduced in the software include the impact of humans on natural landscapes, threats to biodiversity, methods and theories of conservation biology, environmental laws, and relevant economic principles. The content of the program is divided into eight sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Global Biodiversity"; (3) "Diversity of Life"; (4) "Changes Over Time"; (5) "Threats to Biodiversity"; (6) "Conservation Practice"; (7) "Social Issues"; and (8) "Learning More." (YDS)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biology, Conservation (Environment), Economics, Educational Technology, Environmental Education, Geography, High Schools, Science Education
Island Press, 1718 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009 ($39.95). Tel: 800-828-1302 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A