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Sinha, Savita; And Others – 1985
The International Environmental Education Program (IEEP) of UNESCO has developed a series of experimental teacher training modules in environmental education. This module focuses on the pre-service training of secondary social science teachers and supervisors in environmental education. Chapter 1 introduces the module and presents specific…
Descriptors: Course Content, Ecology, Environmental Education, Global Approach
Muthoka, Margaret; Rego, Assumpta B. – 1985
The International Envrionmental Education Programme (IEEP) of UNESCO has produced a series of teacher training modules in environmental education. This experimental module focuses on the inservice training of social science teachers and supervisors in environmental education. The document is divided into chapters which cover: (1) the history and…
Descriptors: Course Content, Ecology, Educational Games, Environmental Education
Carroll County Public Schools, Westminster, MD. – 1985
This grade 4 science curriculum guide contains three activity units: (1) communities; (2) electricity; and (3) chemistry. Each unit contains a unit overview, teacher background material, lesson plans, book list, and suggested resources. The lesson plans list the science processes involved, content objectives, materials needed, time frame, group…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Biology, Chemistry, Course Content
Conway, Lorraine – 1982
Based upon the recognition that the sea has great potential as a future source of energy, minerals, and water, this document was developed to provide students with learning experiences in oceanography. It contains background information about ocean tides, waves, chemistry, depths, and plant and animal life. The book provides the teacher with…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Environmental Education. – 1986
Based upon the notion that the study of the environment should include attempts to articulate concepts related to the natural, social and cultural dimensions of the human environment, this learning module was developed for Unesco's International Environmental Education Programme. It is intended for use at the secondary school level and contains…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Ecology, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development Branch. – 1982
Seventh graders in Manitoba will gain a better understanding of the highly interdependent and interconnected world in which they live when they complete these supplementary units of study. Units and subtopics are: (1) Planet Earth--how it resembles a spaceship, its relationship to the universe and to the solar system, and how its motions and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Educational Objectives
Holm, Amy E. – 1986
The old ways of doing things are no longer suitable to some of the current conditions faced by the world, such as overpopulation, environmental degradation, unstable economic development, and wasteful consumption of natural resources. In order to achieve a sustainable future, nations must develop better long range planning through combining…
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Holm, Amy E. – 1987
At least 70% of the Earth is covered with water. This packet provides background information on eight areas of concern regarding marine and coastal resources. Considered are: (1) "Coastal Resources"; (2) "Mangroves"; (3) "Coral Reefs"; (4) "Ocean Resources"; (5) "Aquaculture"; (6) "Pollution"; (7) "Marine Debris"; and (8) "The Global Commons."…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Ecology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Tyler, Vicki, Ed. – 1989
This book, addressed to students for their independent use as well as to teachers as a supplement to the standard texts, contains nearly 100 practical science experiments that cover a wide range of subjects at different grade and ability levels. It is designed to involve students in active scientific experimentation, demonstrations, and projects…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry
Jackson, Thomas C. – 1988
This practicum provides school psychologists (SPs) with information on child development as a means of heightening the SP's awareness of the importance of using alternative assessment strategies with young children. The second aim was to introduce the concept of an ecological assessment by increasing the use of classroom observation,…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Case Studies, Child Development, Classroom Observation Techniques
Richardson, Jacques, Ed. – 1984
The 21 essays in this two-part book provide conceptual and operational understanding of the nature of models as representations of reality and as tools for description, analysis, interpretation, and forecasting. Topic areas addressed in part 1 (concept) include: the nature of models; the earth as a system; the determination of form; some…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Ecology, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education
Tennessee Valley Authority (Land Between the Lakes), Golden Pond, KY. – 1984
Twenty-seven activities have been compiled to assist teachers in incorporating environmental methods and techniques into their preschool curricula. These activities are designed to complement the classroom curriculum and heighten participant awareness and appreciation of environmental resources and relationships. Each activity includes: (1)…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Curriculum Guides, Earth Science, Ecology
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development Branch. – 1981
The social studies curriculum for grade 1 in Manitoba, Canada is presented. The focus of this guide is human needs and human interdependence. Some objectives are to explore: (1) distinctions between needs and wants; (2) various groupings and relationships, such as families, friendships, and communities; (3) ways people are dependent upon their…
Descriptors: Child Role, Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Needs, Community Relations
Conseil du Quebec de l'Enfance Exceptionnelle, Montreal. – 1980
The proceedings of a conference centered on the influences of urban life on child development, sponsored by the World Union for the Safeguard of Youth and the Conseil du Quebec de l'Enfance Exceptionnelle in 1979, are presented in this report. Three general themes were addressed at the conference: (1) the child in the family within the city, (2)…
Descriptors: Child Development, Children, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education
Roseman, Leonard D. – 1978
These materials were designed to be used by life science students for instruction in the application of physical theory to ecosystem operation. Most modules contain computer programs which are built around a particular application of a physical process. This module is concerned with the exchange of energy between an organism and its environment in…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Biology, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction
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