ERIC Number: ED461555
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Biodiversity. Teacher's Guide to World Resources. Comprehensive Coursework on the Global Environment.
Snyder, Sarah A.
This teacher's guide presents teaching suggestions and presentation materials about the importance of biodiversity, examines why it is threatened, and suggests ways of conserving it. The lesson is divided into seven parts and suggests allowing two or more class periods for completion. Student handouts include: (1) "Test Yourself: How Much Do You Know about Biodiversity?"; (2) "Facts about Biodiversity"; (3) "Collecting Species Data in Costa Rica"; and (4) "Answers to 'How Much Do You Know about Biodiversity?'" Transparency masters are titled: (1) "Species Remaining to be Described"; (2) "Wetland Loss in Selected Industrialized Countries, 1950-80"; (3) "Trends in Deforestation and Population Growth, 1850-1980"; and (4) "Tropical Areas with Rich Floral Diversity." (EH)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Citizenship, Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Development, Ecology, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Habitats, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Cooperation, Rainforests, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sustainable Development, Teaching Guides, Wetlands
World Resources Institute, 1709 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Tel: 202-638-6300.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section.; National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Resources Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Costa Rica