Teacher resources: Ecosystems
Ecosystems In Your Backyard, In Your World
(Classroom Activities from Science & Children, Nov/Dec 1994, pp 38 - 39)
Sixteen ideas for teaching ecosystem science topics in the classroom, including developing a field guide to local trees, conducting experiments on succession and acid rain, and investigating schoolyard micro-habitats.
Environmental Technology is an Ancient Science
(Based on Science & Children article, May 1993 pp. 21 - 28)
Explains ancient methods of adapting to dry climates employed by a thriving agricultural community along the Rio Ojo Caliente in New Mexico 500 years ago. Includes poster and classroom activities.
The Question in Brookdale
(Science & Children, March 1997, posterback)
By role-playing, students learn the complexities of accommodating competing demands of desert land use while protecting resources.
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