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Hagstrom, David A., Ed. – 1990
In this collection, 32 Alaskan principals, retired principals, assistant principals, and principals-to-be share their experiences as administrators and reflect on their feelings about the nature of the work and about schooling issues in Alaska. Nine of the writings were selected from "Totem Tales," the newsletter of Alaska's Association…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Alaska Natives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Snyder, Ellie – Science and Children, 1980
Discusses hazards associated with the permanganate demonstration of volcanic eruptions. Alternate demonstrations are described, including the ammonium dichromate reaction, lava flow demonstration with baking soda and vinegar, and punk to illustrate air pollution from volcanic ash and cinders. (CS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Demonstrations (Educational), Earth Science, Educational Resources
Bureau of Reclamation (Dept. of Interior), Denver, CO. – 1999
This document features descriptions of interactive learning models and presentations in environmental education concerning groundwater, geology, the environment, weather, water activities, and interactive games. Activities include: (1) GW-Standard; (2) GW-w/no Leaky Underground Storage Tank (No UST); (3) GW-Karst; (4) GW-Landfill Models--Standard…
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Science), Educational Games, Environmental Education, Groundwater
Peterson, Grit, Ed.; And Others – 1978
Designed for teaching a generalized program in emergency preparedness education, the eight units of the manual can be used together or alone in any course that teaches human response to emergency preparedness or in physical education, recreation, health, biology, physiology, or science classes. The guide includes an introduction and seven major…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Educational Resources, Emergency Programs, Fire Protection
Happs, John C. – 1982
The Learning in Science Project has adopted the view that science teaching might be improved if teachers can be given some appreciation of students' views of the world and the beliefs, expectations, and language that learners bring to new learning situations. This investigation compares and contrasts views that children and scientists have on…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Earth Science
Estes, Jack – 1982
The study of popular culture in the United States is an appropriate anthropological endeavor, as evidenced in a case study of the volcanic eruption of Mt. St. Helens in Oregon. By examining its popular arts, anthropologists gain understanding of the culture and its people. For example, an analysis of reactions to the Mt. St. Helens eruption…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Case Studies, Group Behavior, North American Culture
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Dynneson, Thomas L., Ed.; And Others – 1980
Social studies lessons developed by students in the elementary social studies education program at the University of Texas (Permian Basin) are provided. The lessons are presented according to the phase in which they were developed. Phase I consists of lessons created in the Fall, 1979; Phase II includes selected Phase I lessons which were revised,…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Class Activities, Economics Education, Educational Objectives
Mensoff, Olga – 1977
Villagers on the Aleutian island of Akutan must share their island with a volcano, an active, smoking one that soils clothes hanging on the clothesline and in winter blackens the snow. Winters are particularly hard on the island. Strong winds blow and as ice clogs the creek the town's electric supply is cut off in February and March. Akutan is a…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature
Rodil, B. R. – 1993
This document analyzes the two main indigenous groups in the south of the Philippines. It outlines the history of the Lumad and Moro communities of Mindanao. The document discusses the effects of development and business interests in the region, and their campaigns around land issues. The Lumad and Moro accept the need to develop new sources of…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Culture Conflict, Economic Development, Foreign Countries
Stoever, Edward C., Jr. – 1979
Crustal Evolution Education Project (CEEP) modules were designed to: (1) provide students with the methods and results of continuing investigations into the composition, history, and processes of the earth's crust and the application of this knowledge to man's activities and (2) to be used by teachers with little or no previous background in the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Geology, Instructional Materials, Science Activities
Clemens, Walter C., Jr. – 1981
This paper provides an analytical look at the evolving relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. The author explores the prospects for international security and advocates a number of policies which would benefit both societies. The first section in the booklet discusses how U.S. security cannot be assured even if the Congress…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Disarmament, Foreign Policy
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Zipko, Stephen J. – American Biology Teacher, 1992
Describes scientific research on an Earthwatch expedition to study Arenal, one of the world's most active volcanoes, in north central Costa Rica. The purpose of the two-week project was to monitor and understand the past and ongoing development of a small, geologically young, highly active stratovolcano in a tropical, high-rainfall environment.…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Earth Science, Geology
Hipp, Earl – 2000
Anger and violence among children has moved from the streets to the schools, with tragic, and well-documented, results. This book addresses anger and violence among children and is, in essence, an anger-management course for teens, written at about an eighth-grade level. Part 1, "The Problems of Violence in Our World," explores human violence. It…
Descriptors: Anger, Behavioral Objectives, Bullying, Child Safety
Finholt, James E. – J Chem Educ, 1970
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Instruction, Laboratory Experiments
McPhillips, Dorothy – Communication: Journalism Education Today (C:JET), 1981
Offers a roundup of what happened to high school newspapers and yearbooks when Mt. St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980. (FL)
Descriptors: Journalism, Problems, School Newspapers, Secondary Education
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