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Ideas for environmental education in the elementary classroom

by Kath Murdoch

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnvironmental education.
    StatementKath Murdoch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE70 .M87 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1087790M
    ISBN 100435083473
    LC Control Number94011803

    These classroom ideas, teaching strategies, and actionable tips from brilliant teachers (like you) will inspire you, answer your burning questions, and help you be the best teacher you can be! Grade All grades 10th Grade 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade Elementary School High School. Hands-on projects can help students understand the relationship between their actions and the environment. These projects may be quick demonstrations or challenges that last the entire school year. Whether you have your students plant a school garden, clean up a watershed or commit to lowering the school's climate.

    ProTeacher! Enviroment lesson plans for elementary school teachers in grades K-5 including air quality activities, programs and thematic units, information about the natural world, recycling, earth health, classroom and teaching ideas. i.e.: inquiry in education is published by the Center for Practitioner Research at the National College of Education, National-Louis University, Chicago, IL. Recommended Citation DiDomenico, James. (). Effective Integration of Music in the Elementary School Classroom. i.e.: inquiry in education.

    Teaching staff connect literacy to all elements of classroom life. Teaching staff alternate books in the classroom library to maintain student's interest and expose them to various genres and ideas (International Reading Association [IRA] & the National Association for the Education of Young children [NAEYC], ). When you study the environment in your classroom you may also study ecosystems and ecology. You can focus your lesson plans on the topic of saving the environment, conservation, animal habitats, the food chain, and geography. The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth.


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