ERIC Number: ED475248
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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Blight! An Event-Based Science Module. Teacher's Guide. Plants and Plant Diseases Module.
Wright, Russell G.
This book is designed for middle school life science or physical science teachers to help their students learn scientific literacy through event-based science. Unlike traditional curricula, the event- based earth science module is a student-centered, interdisciplinary, inquiry-oriented program that emphasizes cooperative learning, teamwork, independent research, hands-on investigations, and exploration of authentic tasks. Students use this book to work in cooperative groups to develop a television show about a disease affecting crops in a U.S. state. The module in this book can be used to build a whole curriculum or fit into current lesson plans to add interest. (KHR)
Descriptors: Biology, Disease Control, Group Activities, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Approach, Middle Schools, Physics, Plant Pathology, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Literacy, Student Centered Curriculum
Dale Seymour Publications, 299 Jefferson Road, P.O. Box 480, Parsippany, NJ 07054-048 ($26.50). Tel: 800-321-3106 (Toll Free); Web site: www.pearsonlearning.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
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Note: Also includes video entitled "Blight!". For other documents in series, see SE 067 730-765.