NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 9,361 to 9,375 of 9,620 results Save | Export
Massachusetts State Water Resources Authority, Boston. – 1996
This water conservation education program for high schools consists of both stand-alone activities and teacher support materials. Lessons are divided into six broad categories: (1) The Water Cycle; (2) Water and Society; (3) Keeping Water Pure; (4) Visualizing Volumes; (5) The Economics of Water Use; and (6) Domestic Water Conservation. The…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education, High Schools
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States, Fairbanks, AK. – 1997
The U.S. Global Change Research Program was established in 1990 to develop scientific projections of anticipated impacts of the changing biosphere on humans and social systems. As part of this program, the National Science Foundation created the Arctic System Science Program (ARCSS). This document describes the ARCSS Human Dimensions of the Arctic…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Area Studies, Community Involvement, Ecology
Ohio State Dept. of Natural Resources, Columbus. Div. of Parks and Recreation. – 1997
It is not always easy to get a naturalist to visit schools and it is often difficult to transport school groups to a state park. Hence, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Parks and Recreation developed Portapark to provide teachers with educational activities, techniques, and ideas. These activities are aimed specifically…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Ecology, Educational Games
Lyle, Sue; Roberts, Maggy – 1990
This resource packet includes a teacher's guide, reproducible student worksheets, posters, activity cards, and a music audiotape: "Song of the Forest," with a booklet of lyrics. The teacher's guide suggests interdisciplinary activities which meet the United Kingdom's National Curriculum requirements and encourage active learning as…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Ecology, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Lyle, Sue; Roberts, Maggy – 1988
This resource packet includes: a teacher's guide; reproducible student worksheets; student activity cards; a simulation game; and a picture book, "The Gifts of 'Kaila.'" The materials are organized in three parts. Part one aims to help students understand something of the beauty and magnificence of the Arctic. Introductory activities…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Art Activities, Cultural Maintenance, Culture Conflict
Cuyahoga Community Coll. - East, Cleveland, OH. – 1998
The middle school and high school lessons featured in this collection were crafted by science and math teachers who participated in a week-long seminar sponsored by the Eisenhower Professional Development Program administered by the Ohio Board of Regents. The lessons showcase a variety of active learning strategies from using hands-on, low-tech…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Energy
Tunstall, Margaret; Kier, Jennifer; Dixon, Cheryl; Bradley, Sara; Hodges, Elenor; Levey, Sharon – 1997
This guide features Aldo Leopold's land ethic woven into a series of activities that also represent the five core issues of most concern to the National Wildlife Federation (NWF): (1) wetlands; (2) water quality; (3) land stewardship; (4) endangered habitats; and (5) sustainable communities. Each activity is introduced by a biographical sketch of…
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Div. of Parks and Recreation. – 1997
This curriculum packet was developed to provide environmental education through a series of hands-on activities for the classroom and the outdoor setting of South Mountains State Park, North Carolina. Targeted for grades 4 through 7, this packet meets the established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Curriculum Guides, Earth Science, Ecology
Crosby, Alfred W.; Nader, Helen – 1989
The far-reaching and transforming interactions of the Old World and the New are known today as "the Columbian Exchange." Part 1 of this booklet is an introduction by John J. Patrick dealing with teaching about the voyages of Christopher Columbus. Part 2, "Columbus and Ecological Imperialism," by Alfred W. Crosby, provides an…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), American Indians, Animals, Biographies
Ormston, Randy, Ed. – 1979
To examine the cultural characteristics of a society without exploring the human condition of that society and how it relates to all as citizens on this planet is to ignore the realities of today. Most Canadians see global problems as massive and overwhelming. Some are uninformed and others are misinformed. As a result, gross misconceptions have…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Developing Nations
Leuthold, David – 1989
India suffers from severe environmental problems with respect to deforestation, flooding, and pollution. These problems are associated with industrialization, lack of money to enforce anti-pollution practices, climatic and population pressures, and cultural factors. Half of India's forests have been cut in the last 40 years. Deforestation is the…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Area Studies, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Influences
Connect, 1992
This document consists of the eight issues of the UNESCO-UNEP Environmental Education Newsletter published in 1991 and 1992. The lead article in the March 1991 issue, "From Awareness to Action via Nonformal Environmental Education," discusses the different methods to translate and transmit environmental education concepts to citizens in…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Buddhism, College Curriculum, College Students
Nix, Suzanne Dee – 1993
To prepare students for the 21st century, students must be taught not only how to think, but also to think from a global perspective. As an extension of the Sister Schools Project of Dade County, Florida, this practicum centered on developing a Moscow-Florida, cross-cultural educational linkage between a school in Moscow, Russia, and a middle…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Ecology
Brody, Michael J. – 1993
This paper reviews the educational research related to student understanding of water and water resources. The literature is drawn primarily from science and environmental education literature and is divided into student knowledge of: physical and chemical properties, biology, earth systems and water resources. The majority of work has been in the…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive Measurement, Earth Science
Lorson, Mark V.; And Others – 1993
It has been reported that very little time is spent in the classroom on environmental education subjects unless the teacher has a special interest in the specific topic of study. This lack of time for environmental education coupled with the lack of adequate time allotted for mathematics and science instruction suggests that integrating the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Conservation (Environment), Curriculum
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  621  |  622  |  623  |  624  |  625  |  626  |  627  |  628  |  629  |  ...  |  642