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Sterling, Vicki; And Others – 1972
Over 60 art activities, designed to enhance environmental awareness and incorporate environmental concepts, are outlined in this document. A sample of the activities presented are: decorated notepaper and cards with feathers or weeds; wall plaques of prairie plants; methods of flower preservation; water plant prints; construction of dolls,…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Rinehart, William C., Jr.; Beazley, Lea J. – 1996
This learning packet of hands-on activities was developed by the Duke Power State Park in North Carolina for grades 4-7 to acquaint students with the concepts of water quality, watersheds, aquatic sampling, water pollution, preservation of natural areas, and land use. The loose-leaf book is divided into these sections: (1) introduction to the…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
Richards, Wilfred Sugumar – New Horizons in Education, 2009
Background: Chemistry students often complain that they are unmotivated because they see no applications of chemical principles in "real life." It was thus decided to put into use the knowledge gained during the course on water quality and analysis. Learning the principles of quantitative chemical analysis requires innovative, hands-on…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Service Learning, Chemistry, Learning Experience
Wisdom, Mark – 1996
This paper addresses the preservation needs unique to small libraries, where the majority of special collections exist. A preservation survey of the Herrick Memorial Library (Wellington, OH) was conducted to ascertain the condition of its 45,000 holdings and develop a practical low-cost disaster plan. Using accepted preservation survey criteria,…
Descriptors: Archives, Emergency Programs, Environmental Research, Fire Protection
Bossley, Jon P. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Environmental stewardship is an underlying theme in outdoor education (OE) and environmental education (EE), but maintaining natural areas in a sustainable balance between conservation and preservation requires knowledge about how natural areas respond to anthropogenic disturbance. My five-part study investigated the effects of disturbance on…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Conservation (Environment), Natural Resources
Kramer, Ed, Ed.; And Others – 1994
This activity book was developed as part of an effort to protect water quality of the Stillwater River, Ohio, through a Watershed Protection Project. It is designed to raise teachers' and students' awareness and trigger a sense of stewardship towards the preservation of water resources. The activities are generally appropriate for elementary age…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Educational Games, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Cooley, Richard A., Ed.; Wandesforde-Smith, Geoffrey, Ed. – 1970
This book consists of a series of original case studies which developed from a year-long environmental policy seminar held at the University of Washington. Each chapter surveys a recent piece of legislation to determine how Congress has handled a particular environmental problem. Focusing on issues of highway beautification, water quality control,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Environment, Environmental Influences, Federal Legislation
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Burgin, William R. – North Carolina Libraries, 1997
Renovation, addition, and adaptive reuse of existing facilities offer many advantages over new construction: savings, preservation of historical or architecturally significant buildings, preservation of traditional location, and faster relocation to a more desirable location. Discusses building criteria: structure, hazardous materials, siting,…
Descriptors: Building Conversion, Construction Costs, Cost Effectiveness, Criteria
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Cicchetti, Charles J.; And Others – Science, 1973
Questions the feasibility of, and validity of the concepts behind, some of the new procedures proposed by the Water Resources Council. Concludes that the proposed procedures, if accepted in their present form, will bias water resource management in favor of development and against the preservation of the natural environment. (JR)
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Federal Government
Kahn, Miriam B. – ALA Editions, 2012
Fire, water, mold, construction problems, power-outages--mishaps like these can not only bring library services to a grinding halt, but can also destroy collections and even endanger employees. Preparing for the unexpected is the foundation of a library's best response. Expert Kahn comes to the rescue with this timely update of the best…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Libraries, Library Administration, Preservation
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Mugnai, Riccardo; Barbosa, Julio Vianna; Baptista, Darcilio Fernandes – Journal of Biological Education, 2012
Teaching collections are of great importance for science instruction at any level. There are several problems linked to the handling and curatorial management of this kind of collection. Among these is the relatively short life-span of specimens, due to the damage from continuous handling by students. Often the specimens used to replenish the…
Descriptors: Animals, Water Quality, Research Projects, Biology
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Watson, Jacqui – Physics Education, 2004
Large quantities of wood and leather have been found in the waterlogged layers on archaeological excavations. Centuries of burial, however, have left these materials in a very degraded and vulnerable state such that if they dry out they will fall apart. This paper discusses the physics behind the freeze-drying techniques that allow the…
Descriptors: Physics, Archaeology, Scientific Methodology, Teaching Methods
Zamm, Michael; And Others – 1990
Between 1979 and June 1990, the Training Student Organizers (TSO) Program has motivated nearly 7,400 students and their teachers to organize over 260 environmental improvement projects serving their schools and neighborhoods in the New York City area. The projects run the gamut from clean up campaigns, murals, and letter writing efforts to energy…
Descriptors: Activism, Community Involvement, Conservation Education, Elementary School Science
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts, Sacramento. – 1988
The student activity book offers a variety of written exercises and "hands on" experiments and demonstrations for students at the fourth grade level. The book begins with a cartoon story that follows the adventures of a student investigating a soil erosion crisis and what her community can do to prevent soil erosion. Interspersed within…
Descriptors: Activities, Conservation (Environment), Environment, Environmental Education
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Leighton, Philip D. – College and Research Libraries, 1979
Describes, from the flood to the start of freeze-drying operations, the preservation efforts of Stanford University regarding books damaged by water in the Green Library in November 1978. Planning, action, and mopping-up activities are chronicled, and 20 suggestions are offered as guidance in future similar situations. (JD)
Descriptors: Books, College Libraries, Facilities, Guidelines
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