Resources for Environmental Literacy: Five Teaching Modules by Environmental Literacy Council,National Science Teachers

By Environmental Literacy Council,National Science Teachers Association

"Resources for Environmental Literacy deals a clean option to improve your lecture room productiveness. The environmental context it offers can enhance your scholars’ technological know-how studying at the same time studying the technological know-how improves their skill to accommodate 5 real-world subject matters:

• Biodiversity
• Genetically changed vegetation
• Earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis
• international weather switch
• Radioactive waste

But this source doesn’t motivate scholars to take a selected stand on those topics. as a substitute, it builds talents in serious pondering and analytical reasoning approximately complicated concerns.

For ease of training, all of the book’s modules contains such important beneficial properties as:

• scholar studying targets in keeping with Benchmarks for technology Literacy and the factors
• history content material for academics, geared up into units of “essential questions”—such as “What is a species?” and “What is the technological know-how all for the genetic engineering of crops?”—with solutions you could draw on while guiding students.
• A instructed instructing strategy, together with misconceptions to monitor out for and checks to use.
• scholar actions and fabrics you could adapt in your school room wishes.

Resources for Environmental Literacy is designed specially for academics of heart college existence technological know-how and actual technological know-how in addition to highschool Earth technological know-how, biology, and physics. The modules provide acceptable educating thoughts plus top of the range assets to deepen your scholars’ realizing of key environmental topics."

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