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2000
This 23-minute videotape for grades 5-8, presents the myriad of animal life that exists on the planet. Students can view and perform experiments and investigations that help explain animal traits and habits. There are many types of fish that live in oceans, lakes, and streams. Students learn about fish characteristics and environmental habitats,…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Ichthyology, Intermediate Grades
Vogl, Sonia Wolff; Vogl, Robert L. – 1985
Developed to assist teachers in the teaching of outdoor biology and ecology, this guide contains lessons that can be conducted in an urban environment for elementary level students. Each lesson begins with thought-provoking introductory questions which lead into the actual activity, and concludes with discussion questions and suggestions for…
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Botany, Ecology
Sigman, Marilyn, Ed. – 1989
Wildlife is often described as one of Alaska's most important and valuable resources. Helping wildlife can take many forms. In this educational packet, a variety of activities are included to help intermediate students understand which human activities help wildlife and which harm wildlife. In addition, suggestions on planning hands-on projects to…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Sigman, Marilyn, Ed. – 1989
Wildlife is often described as one of Alaska's most important and valuable resources. Helping wildlife can take many forms. In this educational packet, a variety of activities are included to help secondary school students understand which human activities help wildlife and which harm wildlife. In addition, suggestions on planning hands-on…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education
Braus, Judy, Ed. – NatureScope, 1989
Ranger Rick's NatureScope is a creative education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. The topic of this issue is "Rain Forests: Tropical Treasures." Contents are organized into the…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Conservation (Environment), Culture
National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. – 1990
The environmental education curriculum in this package emphasizes biological diversity. The curriculum contains 10 units--each dealing with a specific concept relating to biological diversity. Each unit contains hands-on activities designed to make children aware of the importance of maintaining a biologically diverse world. Some activities are…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biological Influences, Biology, Conservation Education
Peters, Richard – 1985
One of a series of global education instructional units, this unit on environments was designed to be infused with existing social studies courses aimed at students in grades 5-12. Concept-based and skills-oriented, the curriculum provides opportunities for students to develop an understanding of the nature and character of diverse global natural…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Coping, Curriculum Development, Ecology
Heal, Fred A.; And Others – 1972
Developed for elementary science studies, this unit on man and environment requires student involvement in discovery, observation, gathering and recording data, and problem solving. A series of 19 booklets, each designed as an activity which can be completed out-of-doors, comprise this student packet of materials. Topics studied in the activities…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities
Sly, Carolie; And Others – 1988
The purpose of this guide is to provide teachers and other educators with classroom lessons and instructional techniques that build a fundamental understanding of the environment. The guide is aimed at grades kindergarten through sixth and consists of eight instructional units and six action projects. Each unit is organized around a theme and the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL. – 1975
The supplement and ditto packet to the science-math strand of unit six for second graders features visual materials to help the teacher carry out the instructional and assessment activities for the unit's four kits. Illustrations are provided to help stimulate oral language and conceptual development. Some are designed to be cut out for…
Descriptors: Addition, Bilingual Education, Ecology, Educational Media
Holboke, Kathy; And Others – 1993
This packet was designed to help teachers maximize a visit to a zoo's Africa exhibit. The packet provides two levels of activities, grades 3-5, and grades 6-8, for use before, during and after the visit. Activities are designed to enhance skills taught in science, social studies, language arts, reading, art, and math. A multi-grade background…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Ecology, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
2000
What organisms have adapted to life in environments ranging from the ocean floor to desert sands, from frigid the tundra to the deepest, darkest jungle? None other than plants! From microscopic algae to the largest trees, millions of plant species have evolved in every habitat on the planet. In Plant Biodiversity, learn how plants developed in the…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Biodiversity, Hands on Science, Intermediate Grades
2000
This 23-minute videotape for grades 5-8, presents the myriad of animal life that exists on the planet. Students can view and perform experiments and investigations that help explain animal traits and habits. Due to environmental factors and human interference, many of Earth's creatures have ceased to exist or are on the verge of extinction. In…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Endangered Species, Environmental Education
Kidd, Richard; Marquardson, Brenda – 1993
This sourcebook presents an approach to teaching students of English as a Second Language (ESL) that integrates communicative competence, cognitive and academic language development, and content instruction. It is intended for use by elementary school teachers of ESL and regular classroom teachers whose classes contain ESL students. An…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Curriculum Design, Difficulty Level
Robinson, George B.; And Others – 1996
This publication is designed for both classroom teachers and nonformal educators of young people in grades 6 through 12. It can provide a 6- to 8-week course of study on the watershed with students participating in activities as they are ordered in the guide, or activities may be used in any order with educators selecting those appropriate for the…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education, Groundwater
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