ERIC Number: ED459998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Hands-On Herpetology: Exploring Ecology and Conservation.
Schneider, Rebecca L.; Krasny, Marianne E.; Morreale, Stephen J.
This guide provides an introduction to the study of reptiles and amphibians and presents opportunities for young people to become involved in their conservation. This book is designed as an instructional guide for many educators in various settings from classroom to nature center. The material provides a thorough introduction to the world of amphibians and reptiles and presents relevant and challenging activities for more experienced herpetologists. Five sections contain the information along with 29 activities. A chart that correlates the guide with the National Science Education Standards for grades 5-12 is also included. (DDR)
Descriptors: Biology, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Endangered Species, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, Herpetology, Learning Strategies, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Secondary Education, World Problems, Zoology
NSTA Press, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000 (Stock no. PB163X: members, $17.96; nonmembers, $19.95). Tel: 800-277-5300 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.nsta.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Fish and Wildlife Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.
Note: Illustrated by Tami Tolpa.