ERIC Number: ED482917
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Steller Cove. Oregon Zoo Teacher Resource Guide.
The goal of this teacher guide is to promote education by providing resources and information to aid classroom teachers in using the Oregon Zoo as an educational setting. The unit also emphasizes the integration of science, mathematics, reading, writing, speaking, and problem solving. It is designed for grades 3-5 and is based on the Oregon State Standards for 5th grade. The guide includes both Student/Teacher and Teacher Only pages. Topics include: (1) The Northwest Coast; (2) Tropical Coast vs. Northwest Coast; (3) Steller Sea Lions; (4) Sea Lion Adaptation Activity; (5) Sea Lion Measurement Activity; (6) Buoyancy Activity; (7) Comparison Activity; (8) Research Lab; (9) Food Web Activity; (10) Awareness Ideas; (11) Sea Otters; (12) Kelp Forest; (13) Food Chain Activity; (14) Kelp Forest Activities; (15) Tide Pools; (16) Tide Pool Activity; (17) Tide Pool Manners Activity; (18) People of the Rocky Coast Activity; (19) Making a Difference; (20) Visit the Zoo; (21) Zoo Worksheet; (22) Assessment Worksheet; and (23) Teacher Resources. (SOE)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Educational Facilities, Elementary Education, Informal Education, Integrated Activities, Marine Education, Science Instruction, Zoos
Oregon Zoo, Education Division, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Produced by Metro Washington Park Zoo.