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Stone, Sally F. – 1984
This instructional guide contains 19 activities and exercises designed to help teachers familiarize their students with the wetland resources of Illinois. Each activity or exercise is ready to be copied and given to students. They include: (1) making a largemouth bass model; (2) building a wetland ecosystem; (3) investigating problems that…
Descriptors: Animals, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Ecology
Braus, Judy, Ed. – NatureScope, 1986
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 "Wading into Wetlands." Contents are organized into the following…
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Biological Sciences, Ecology
Fish and Wildlife Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. – 1984
The materials in this educational packet are designed for use with students in grades 4 through 7. They consist of an overview, teaching guides and student data sheets for three activities, and a poster. The overview stresses the significance of wetland habitats in all 50 states. The needs of wildlife and humans are also considered in respect to…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education, Intermediate Grades
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O'Neal, Lyman H. – American Biology Teacher, 1995
Presents advantages of using wetlands educationally and their relevance to local, national, and global environmental issues. Discusses field trips to mangrove forests and freshwater marshes. (Author/MKR)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Education, Field Trips
Green, Kathleen – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 1995
Employment outlook, working conditions, and training requirements for the following occupations are described: environmental engineer, epidemiologist, wetland ecologist, environmental trainer, emergency responder. (SK)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Employment Opportunities, Engineers, Environmental Education
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Kerr, Elizabeth; Harrison, Gordon – Green Teacher, 1996
Presents a wetlands education model for secondary education students. Students monitor a wetland, participate in decision-making, and take actions to protect it. In a series of six steps, the model guides students through the process of defining a problem; envisioning solutions; evaluating appropriate solutions based on environmental, economic and…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Science Instruction
Barrett, Marilyn – Coast & Sea, 1994
Examines what wetland conservation means to different groups of Louisiana's coastal residents. Describes coastal resources, reasons for their deterioration, conservation efforts, and the impact of a public perception that conservation of wetlands is closely tied to conservation of the existing lifestyle. (LZ)
Descriptors: Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Leeds, Charles W. – Facilities Manager, 2000
Discusses Villanova University's (Pennsylvania) development of a stormwater wetland area to help collect water from small storms, remove sediment and pollutants, and return the water into a local stream. (GR)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Floods, Planning, Water Pollution
Naturescope, 1986
Provides descriptions about freshwater wetlands, such as marshes, swamps, and bogs. Contains three learning activities which deal with unusual wetland plants, the animals and plants in a typical marsh, and the effects of a draught on a swamp. Included are reproducible handouts and worksheets for two of the activities. (TW)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Camill, Phil – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2000
Explains the interrupted journal case study method which integrates content, process, and application in an environmental biology course. Provides a sample case on wetland delineation and describes strategies to develop effective case studies in environmental education. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Ecology
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Tisone-Bartels, Dede – Social Studies Review, 1998
Argues that the preservation of areas like the Shoreline Park (California) wetlands depends on educating students about the value of natural resources. Describes the creation of a Web page on the wetlands for third-grade students by seventh-grade art and ecology students. Outlines the technical process of developing a Web page. (DSK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Computer Uses in Education, Ecology, Elementary Education
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Tanner, C. Kenneth – Educational Leadership, 2001
Research shows that when students learn in outdoor settings (compared to classrooms), they learn more quickly, appreciate the experience more, and retain skills longer. This article describes the University of Georgia's School Design and Planning Laboratory, a Georgia middle school's living history/wetlands project, and two other outdoor-learning…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Outdoor Education
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Chadhokar, Yojana; McLoughlin, Lynette C. – Journal of Interpretation Research, 1999
Interpretive and educational facilities at five wetland sites near Sydney (Australia) were studied to determine their goals, range of facilities and activities, and themes related to wetlands and their conservation covered in informal visitor programs and formal education programs for school groups. Program objectives and activities were generally…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Interpretation
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Rispoli, Donna; Hambler, Clive – International Journal of Science Education, 1999
Examines adult attitudes toward wetlands in order to assess perceptions and thus educational failings as a barrier to wetland restoration. Finds relatively positive attitudes with significant differences between social groups and near-significant differences between genders. Contains 32 references. (Author/WRM)
Descriptors: Adults, Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Ecology
Slattery, Britt Eckhardt – 1991
Wetlands are valuable areas that provide clean water, flood protection, sources of food, recreational opportunities, and various forms of wildlife. This guide is designed to meet the need for comprehensive classroom and outdoor wetland activities for grades K-12. The guide is presented in four sections. An introductory section provides a planning…
Descriptors: Animals, Class Activities, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education
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