Item description for Project Conserve: A Curriculum Covering Topics in Conservation Biology by The Nature Conservancy of Idaho...
EDUCATION / NATURE / LIFE SCIENCE. A science-based, K-12 curriculum covering topics in conservation biology and relevant environmental issues while incorporating activities usable in other disciplines. Science objectives are carefully designed to align with the National Science Education Standards.
Includes 12 units: Basic Needs of Plants and Animals; Impacts of Humans on the Environment; Life Cycles and the Environment; Basic Ecology Concepts; Physical and Behavioral Adaptations; Organisms Adapt to a Constantly Changing Environment; Factors That Affect Distribution and Abundance of Organisms; Biodiversity and Human-Caused Extinctions; Conservation and Conservation Biology As a Science; Population Biology; Resource Management; and Environmental Legislation.
Each unit has grade levels, objectives, pretests, vocabulary lists, background information, time estimates, materials, preparations, procedures, discussions, activities, reproducible masters for classroom use, post tests, and cited sources.
Glossary included with seven appendices: Explanations of Basic Ecology Terminology; In-depth Information about Adaptations; Good Background Information about Biodiversity and Extinction; In-depth Information about Invasive Species with a two-page overview of how to pull noxious weeds; Information about Conservation Pioneers; Two Versions of an Environmental Pledge Certificate; a List of Resources and URLs of Agencies and Non-Profit Conservation Organizations.
Over 125 illustrations by award-winning wildlife artist Maria Ryan.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.74" Width: 8.94" Height: 0.62" Weight: 1.86 lbs.
Binding Spiral Bound
Release Date Aug 14, 2002
Publisher Ulyssian Publications
ISBN 1930580282 ISBN13 9781930580282