ERIC Number: ED061029
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
Geology and Earth Sciences Sourcebook for Elementary and Secondary Schools, Second Edition.
Heller, Robert L.
This earth science resource book, designed for use by elementary and secondary school teachers, presents aspects of earth science which illustrate the significance of matter, energy, forces, motion, time, and space in the dynamics and history of the earth. The major content of this resource manual consists of authoritative information about earth science and suggestions for activities and methods of presenting earth science topics. Areas covered by the 17 chapters include earth materials, volcanoes, earthquakes and the earth's interior, mountain building and rock deformation, the atmosphere, waters of the continents, erosion and landforms, the oceans, glaciation, mineral resources, the earth in space and time, lunar resources, paleontology, sedimentation and stratigraphy, field trips and field methods, topographic maps, and geologic maps. Each chapter includes a list of recommended teaching aids and a list of references. The appendix includes an extensive list of selected references, a listing of various sources of information, and addresses of publishers. (PR)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Geology, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Secondary School Science, Teaching Guides
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10017
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Geological Inst., Washington, DC.