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ERIC Number: EJ775123
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8121
Worms: Cultivate Our Curriculum: A Long-Term, Theme-Based Unit
Melear, Claudia T.; Lunsford, Eddie
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v44 n2 p48-55 Sum 2007
This article provides basic information on how a common species of earthworm, "Eisenia fetida," can be used in the biology classroom as well as a discussion of how to establish and care for a vermicompost bin. We discuss ideas for inquiry activities with the organism and provide a sample-guided inquiry that demonstrates how a long-term, theme-based unit involving earthworms can address a wide variety of content from the National Science Education standards. (Contains 1 table and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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