, Teacher Created Materials Inc., Huntington Beach, Ca., 1994.
Schematic unit that is a hands-on, minds-on approach to learning. Each experiment states question, background, materials needed, procedures, extensions and closure. Included are activity sheets. Excellent unit.
, Duskin Publishing Group, Inc., Guilford, Conn., 1995.
Controversial views on controversial issues. Read some to students. Makes them think about different perspectives to a problem.
Grove, Sandra Ford, Dr. Hechtman,
Explore and Discover Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
, Creative Teaching Press, Inc., Cypress, Ca., 1996.
Simulated activities and hands-on explorations that help children to discover more ways to reduce, reuse and recycle our natural resources. Ten activities and easy to get materials. Complete lesson plans.
How To Grow More Vegetables
, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, Ca., 1991.
Demonstrates the latest findings for gardening methods. Great for kids to also use because of the illustrations.
Knight, Richard L. and Bates, Sarah,
A New Century for Natural Resource Management
, Island Press, Washington, D.C., Covelo, Ca., 1995.
New approaches concerning all aspects of the management of our natural resources.
Orteb, Edward and Richard Cadice,
Environment and Pollution
, Milliken Publishing Co., 1986.
A study of the factors that influence the relationship between living things and the environment. Special consideration is given to those human activities which adversely affect our environment. Includes ten color transparencies, activities and background. Excellent for classroom instruction and student activities.
American Environmental History
, 2nd Ed., Merrill Publ. Co., Columbus, Ohio, 1995.
A study of the environmental history of the United States beginning with the colonial period and ending with the politics of pollution in the 1980’s.
Quick Poisons, Slow Poisons: Pesticide Risk in the Lucky Country
, Kate Short, St. Albans, NSW, 1994.
A series of actual case studies of pesticide poisonings. They include methods of absorption, effects of the poisoning and the outcome. Articles are short, easily comprehendable and makes for good read aloud material by the teacher to the students.
Smith, Zachary A., Environmental Policy Paradox, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1994.
An analysis of the contradictions between promise and performance in public policy for the environment.
Biosphere 2; e-mail, Veronica Gillen at vgillenbio2.edu.