ERIC Number: ED473100
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Composting: Fast 2.
Brantley, L. Reed, Sr.; Demanche, Edna L.; Klemm, E. Barbara; Kyselka, Will; Phillips, Edwin A.; Pottenger, Francis M.; Yamamoto, Karen N.; Young, Donald B.
Composting is a way of using organic wastes from yards and kitchens to help plants grow. This book discusses how composting happens in nature, the classification of composting methods, and their characteristics. Examples of containers for aerobic/anaerobic decomposition are introduced along with sample activities. The process of aerobic/anaerobic decomposition and a bird that uses compost are described. (KHR)
Descriptors: Chemical Analysis, Chemistry, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Recycling, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Waste Disposal
Foundational Approaches in Science Teaching Project, Curriculum Research and Development Group, 1776 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96822-2463. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.hawaii.edu/crdg.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu.
Note: Produced by the Curriculum Research and Development Group, Foundational Approaches in Science Teaching Project.