ERIC Number: ED471143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Who Wants To Be an IPM Super Sleuth? Integrated Pest Management Educational Activities & Resources for Kids of All Ages.
Walejko, Gina K.; Colon, Joseph L.
This guide presents games and activities on integrated pest management (IPM) for home targeting grades 1-7. The activities and games use a problem-solving approach based on pest knowledge to develop an understanding of pest management. Three cases are presented: (1) "Inspection is the Key to IPM Success" includes two activities--"Word Searches" targets grades 1-4, and "Inspect Our House" targets grades 1- 5; (2) "An Ounce of Prevention" includes the play "Who Wants to Be an IPM Super Sleuth?" and "IPM Crosswords" which target grades 4-7; and (3) "Tools of the IMP Trade" includes "IPM Lingo Matching Games" for grades 4-7. Appendices contain resources and IPM concentration with cut-out cards. (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Middle Schools, Pesticides, Pests, Problem Solving, Science Activities
IPM Institute of North America, Inc., 1914 Rowley Avenue, Madison, WI 53726. Tel: 608-232-1528; Fax: 608-232-1530; e-mail: email@example.com. For full text: http://www.ipminstitute.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: IPM Inst. of North America, Inc., Madison, WI.