ERIC Number: ED464818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
Open Wide and Trek Inside. Grades 1-2. NIH Curriculum Supplement Series.
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs.; Videodiscovery, Inc., Seattle, WA.
This document, an inquiry-based curriculum supplement that includes materials for both teachers and students, is designed to develop an understanding among students about oral health. Contents include: (1) "About the National Institutes of Health"; (2) "About the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research"; (3) "Introduction to Open Wide and Trek Inside"; (4) "Implementing the Module"; (5) "Using the CD-ROM"; (6) "Using the Student Lessons"; and (7) "Student Lessons". Lesson plans include: (1) "What Do Mouths Do?"; (2) "Open Wide! What's Inside?"; (3) "Let's Investigate Tooth Decay!"; (4) "What Lives Inside Your Mouth?"; (5) "What Keeps Your Mouth Healthy?"; and (6) "What Have You Learned about the Mouth?" This curriculum supplement contains several activities that can be used in sequence or as individual activities designed to fit into 45 minutes of classroom time. The printed version may be used in isolation or in conjunction with the CD-ROM, which offers video clips, animations, simulations, and interactive games relating to the lesson material presented in the text. Also included in the document are: Additional Resources for Teachers; a Glossary; Masters; and Masters in Spanish. (Contains 13 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Dental Health, Health Education, Inquiry, Lesson Plans, Primary Education, Science Activities
National Institutes of Health, Office of Science Education, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Room 700, Bethesda, MD 20817-1814. Tel: 301-402-2469; Fax: 301-402-3034; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://science.education.nih.gov/supplements.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD. Office of Science Education.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs.; Videodiscovery, Inc., Seattle, WA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Produced in collaboration with NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Accompanying CD-ROM not available from ERIC.