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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
Wildlife Habitat Council, Silver Spring, MD. – 2001
This guide highlights 10 conservation activities, adapted from farms and ranches, that can be used in the backyard. Each activity provides background information and instructions on how to complete the activity. The activities concern: (1) tree planting; (2) wildlife habitat; (3) backyard ponds; (4) nutrient management; (5) terracing; (6) water…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Habitats
Area Cooperative Educational Services, New Haven, CT. Environmental Education Center. – 1975
This material includes student guide sheets, reference materials, and tape script for the audio-tutorial unit on Inland Wetlands. A set of 35mm slides and an audio tape are used with the materials. The material is designed for use with Connecticut schools, but it can be adapted to other localities. The unit materials emphasize the structure,…
Descriptors: Biology, Community Planning, Ecology, Environment
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Baumgartner, Erin; Zabin, Chela J. – Science Teacher, 2006
The study of "zonation", the distribution of plants and animals into distinct spatial areas, is a great way to introduce students to basic ecological concepts. Students can conduct methodical, quantifying surveys of zones in areas as diverse as mudflats, beaches, forests, wetlands, and fields. Students collect data from these areas with field…
Descriptors: Sampling, Ecology, Plants (Botany), Animals
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Dolliver, H. A. S.; Bell, J. C. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2006
Understanding the relationships between soil, landscape, and hydrology is important for making sustainable land management decisions. In this study, scientific visualization was explored as a means to visually represent the complex spatial and temporal variations in the hydrologic status of soils. Soil hydrology data was collected at seven…
Descriptors: Visualization, Earth Science, Animation, Scientific Methodology
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
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Thomas, Julie; Cooper, Sandra; Haukos, David – Science and Children, 2004
How can teachers make science learning relevant to today's technology savvy students? They can incorporate the Internet and use it as a tool to help solve real-life problems. A group of university professors, a field biologist, and classroom teachers teamed up to create an exciting, interactive Web-based learning environment for students and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Web Based Instruction, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Moore-Hart, Margaret A.; Liggit, Peggy; Daisey, Peggy – Childhood Education, 2004
Children make discoveries spontaneously while participating in hands-on science learning experiences. The students in this study were attending an after-school science program that was organized around authentic literacy activities and hands-on science learning experiences related to the theme of wetlands. Literacy connections formed natural…
Descriptors: Water, Science Projects, Scientific Literacy, Hands on Science
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
Freiwan, Sumayeh Ahmad – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The Paso del Norte segment of the Rio Grande experiences two seasons per year; the (wet) irrigation season and the (dry) non-irrigation season. The goal of this study was to improve the understanding of occurrence and contribution of dissolved metals in this region during the non-irrigation season. The objectives of this study were to (1) evaluate…
Descriptors: Water, Natural Resources, Metallurgy, Water Quality
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
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