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Glanville, Liana – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1999
Describes the Environmental Buddies program designed to pair fourth-grade (mentors) and kindergarten (proteges) children to work on science investigations centered around ecological themes. Details program components, including the following: investigations that interest and challenge both ages, careful student pairing, emphasis on mutual benefits…
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Environmental Education
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Monk, Sarah K. – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1995
Describes how a first-grade class in East Texas learned to garden in a project that allows children to plant seeds and watch their plants mature while developing skills in mathematics, science, reading and writing, and interpreting a calendar. (SW)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Students, Environmental Education, Experimental Teaching