ERIC Number: ED461573
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Using Historic Parks and Gardens: A Teachers Guide. Education on Site.
Marcus, Susanna; Barker, Rosie
This book is about using parks and gardens as a study of the historic built environment. Parks and gardens have been laid out for utility and enjoyment for centuries. The ideas presented may be adapted to use in any park - public or municipal parks or those part of historic house estates, or any smaller-scale garden. The chapter titles include: (1) "Understanding Parks and Gardens"; (2) "Preparing for a Visit"; (3) "Site Work in Parks and Gardens"; (4) "Problem Solving Activities"; (5) "Conservation and Restoration"; (6) "Finding Out about Parks and Gardens"; and (7) "Parks and Gardens across the Curriculum." A bibliography and resource section are also part of the text. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, British National Curriculum, Built Environment, Community Characteristics, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Gardens, Heritage Education, History Instruction, Local History, Parks, Social Studies, World History
English Heritage Education Service, Rm. 116A, 424 Oxford Street, London, England, W1R 2HD; telephone: 0171 973 3442.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: English Heritage Education Service, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)