ERIC Number: ED479845
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Landscape Explorers. Photo Prints.
Stearns, Liza; Syverson, Diane
These materials constitute part of an active, interdisciplinary, place-based curriculum that introduces fourth and fifth grade students to the concept of landscape and heightens awareness of the relationship between landscape and people. This photo packet contains nine color photos of the Boston-area landscapes that students use with "Picture This!," a cooperative learning activity to heighten visual acuity and home investigative skills. (BT)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Grade 4, Grade 5, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Landscaping, Photographs, Physical Environment, Physical Geography, Social Studies, Visual Acuity
Frederick Law Olmstead National Historic Site, 99 Warren Street, Brookline, MA 02445. Tel: 617-566-1689, ext. 204; Fax: 617-232-4073; e-mail: FRLA_Superintendent@nps.gov; Web site: http://www.nps.gov/frla/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Note: "Landscape Explorers: Uncovering the Power of Place" was developed by the National Park Service--Olmsted National Historic Site, and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, with funding from the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Park Foundation Parks as Classrooms education program. Color photographic images may not reproduce adequately.