ERIC Number: ED470956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Schoolyard Habitats[R] Site Planning Guide.
National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA.
This document provides guidance for the creation of habitats on school grounds. Science activities, resources, and information on how to apply knowledge to the design, creation, and development of a habitat are presented. Contents include: (1) "Starting the Process"; (2) "Gathering Information: Site Inventory and Analysis"; (3) "Assembling the Elements"; (4) "Ensuring Continued Success"; and (5) "Schoolyard Habitats Resources Guide." The appendix includes Accessibility Guidelines for Schoolyard Habitats, Using a Compass, and Container and Rooftop Gardening. (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Habitats, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outdoor Education, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Science Instruction, Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston, VA 20190. Web site: http://www.nwf.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA.