ERIC Number: ED470044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
NOVA Fall 2002 Teacher's Guide.
Ransick, Kristina; Rosene, Dale; Sammons, James; Turck, Mary
This NOVA teacher's guide presents activities, information, and teaching ideas from the Public Broadcasting System's (PBS) NOVA television program series. Episodes include: (1) "Mysterious Life of Caves" which investigates the role microbes play in the creation of some limestone caves; (2) "Lost Roman Treasure" which follows archaeologists working on artifacts in Turkey's ancient city of Zeugma; (3) "Galileo's Battle for the Heavens" which explores the story of Galileo Galilei; (4) "Volcano's Deadly Warning" which describes how volcanologists predict eruptions; and (5) "Sinking City of Venice" which examines the threat from floods Venice, Italy faces. Each activity includes suggestions for instructional strategies to be used before and after watching the programs. Standards are provided for grade levels 5-8 and 9-12. (YDS)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Architecture, Biology, Educational Television, Geology, Intermediate Grades, Lesson Plans, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Standards, Teaching Guides
WGBH Educational Foundation, NOVA Teacher's Guide, 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02134. Web site: http://www.pbs.org/nova/teachers/guidesubscribe.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: WGBH-TV, Boston, MA.