Environment
  • A TEACHER'S PREPARATION FOR MAN'S HABITAT:  The City.  Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc. and National Wildlife Federation.  Helps students in urban areas actively investigate, discover, and relate to their habitat, the city.
  • A TEACHER'S PREPARATION FOR MAN'S HABITAT--THE CITY.  Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc. and National Wildlife Federation.  Helps students in urban areas actively investigate, discover, and relate to their habitat, the city.
  • ACTIVITIES:  GENERAL SOLAR TOPICS.  U.S. Department of Energy. 1979.  Activities consider ways to orient a house and landscape the lot to get maximum benefit from the sun's energy without using complex solar collecting systems. 
  • AIR POLLUTION.  by Charles W. Lavaroni and Patrick A. O'Donnell, Menlo Park:  Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.  Student readings, discussion questions, and activities are presented in this guide to encourage interest in the issues surrounding air pollution.  Elementary- Junior High.
  • CARETAKERS OF A GOOD PLANET.  By Mary Metcalf, with Diane Simmons.  CTIR Publications, 1991.   This book will increase students' joy and wonder in their environment through such activities as Good Planets are Hard to Find!, The Endangered Jungle, Cooperation in My Habitat, What's Blowin' in the Wind?, and My Endangered Species Pet.  Some of the activities help students discover what they can do to improve their environment. Reproducible student handouts.  Grades K-6.
  • COMUNITREE:  AN URBAN FOREST MANUAL.  by Susan C. Morse, Vt. Dept of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, agency of Environmental Conservation_  1980. Materials for teaching about forestry and a guide to the care, understanding and appreciation of trees.For high school students and their teachers.
  • CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT.  By Stevens & Shea Publishers, Inc. 1989.  Unit contains a variety of activities dealing with waste, the greenhouse effect, ozone depletion, energy, deforestation, and species extinction.
  • CRISIS, CONSCIENCE, AND CHOICES:  Weimar Germany and the Rise of Hitler.  Choices Education Project, Brown University, Box 1948, Providence, RI  02912.  Confronts students with the troubling legacy left by the Weimar Republic.  How did a carefully crafted democratic system in a modern, industrialized society result in the triumph of Nazism?  Students are challenged to apply the lessons of Weimar Germany to maintaining the health of our own democracy and weighing the U.S. role in promoting democracy internationally.  November 1994, 84 pages.
  • EARTH MATTERS:  Studies for Our Global Future.  By Pamela Wasserman and Andrea Doyle.  Zero Population Growth. 1991.  This interdisciplinary teaching resource combines readings with 32 innovative activities to study hunger and food distribution, climate change, water issues, biodiversity, energy, and deforestation. Activities include constructing  population pyramids, debating the values of foam and paper fast-food containers, and a variety of research projects.  A colorful "go for the green" game sheet to encourage students to make wise decisions regarding the rain forests is included.  Grades 7-12.  Illustrated.  8 1/2" x 11".  177 pp.  
  • EARTH WATCH FOR A CLEANER AND SAFER ENVIRONMENT: Newspaper Activities Promoting Environmental Awareness. By C.J. Hatcher.  Twenty-seven newspaper-based lessons and activities challenge students to think about  fossil fuels, recycling, air pollution, the greenhouse effect, hazardous waste, deforestation, endangered species, and other environmental issues.  Lessons feature easy-to-read information, an earth facts box, drawings, and graphs.  Group and individual activities build skills in using reference materials, problem solving, writing, and analytical thinking. Includes a bibliography and glossary.  Grades 4 -10.
  • ENDANGERED SPECIES:  Their Struggle to Survive.  OUR ONLY EARTH:  A Curriculum for Global Problem Solving.  Zephyr Press, Tucson, AZ, 1990.Our Only Earth.  By Micki McKisson and Linda MacRae-Campbell.  This book informs students on the issue and empowers them to take action. It includes fact cards, student handbook with overview of the global problem, kinesthetic classroom activity, scavenger hunt, and summit journal, and teacher's guide.  Grades 4-12. 
  • ENERGY AND APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY.  Prepared by Project Faces.  1980  A curriculum examining alternative energy sources and energy consumption.
  • ENERGY AND ECONOMICS.  By Glenna D. Carr et al.  Center for Economic Education, University of Florida. 1991.  A comprehensive curriculum guide designed to give students a greater understanding of the connections between energy and economics.  Supported with procedural notes and student activity sheets, the lessons explore how economic factors have played a part in determining the types of energy resources, the correlation between fossil fuel use and worldwide economic expansion in the 20th century, the  environmental impact of continued heavy reliance on fossil fuels, and possible ways that nations can conserve energy resources while remaining economically viable.  Grades 9 and up. 114 pp. 
  • ENERGY AND ECONOMICS.  University of Florida, Center for Economic Education.Gainseville, FLA.1992.  Energy -- where we find it, how much it costs to produce and distribute, and how we divide it among ourselves and the world -- has a profound effect on the world economy, as this resource explains.
  • ENERGY:  PENNSYLVANIA'S ENERGY CURRICULUM FOR THE SECONDARY GRADES.  Pennsylvania Department of Education. , Harrisburg, PA, 1980.  Modules help guide students to an understanding of energy, particularly as it relates to specific discipline.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL DATA BOOK.  A guide to statistics on economic development and the environment.  The Environmental Data Book introduces students to basic data used to measure environmental conditions around the world.  Sixteen pages of color maps, charts, data tables, and text explore: Access to safe water, Change in forest area, Suspended particulate matter, Carbon dioxide emissions per capita.  The Environmental Data Book explores the linkages between economic development and environmental conditions that evolve as people in both rich and poor countries work to improve their standards of living.  The booklet contains 22 types of environmental, economic, and social data for 128 countries; twelve color charts; and four color maps that allow students to instantly compare countries and regions around the world.  
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION & INTERDEPENDENCE:  A Concept Approach.  * GPE, 1976.  A four-part series covering K-12 which uses interdependence as an organizing concept to discuss environmental topics by moving from a student's immediate surroundings to larger "system" concepts.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM INFUSION UNITS.  Gr. 9, Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development, Albany, NY. 12234.  This unit looks at India with a particular emphasis on environmental concerns.  Topics covered include energy, health pollution and economic, social and cultural environments.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION GUIDES.  Project ICE (Instruction Curriculum Environment).  Three guides which incorporate music, art, and various subjects to raise environmental awareness and teach environmental concepts.  K-3.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION TEACHING RESOURCES:  Projects for Environmental Problem-solving.  1975.  Outlines an approach and methodology for using student projects and a way to teach students community problem-solving skills.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION:  Interdependence,  A Concept Approach.  *GPE, 1976.  A four-part series covering K-12 which uses interdependence as an organizing concept to discuss environmental topics by moving from a student's immediate surroundings to larger "system" concepts.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE.  (Intercom #82), 1976.  David C. King and Cathryn J. Long.  The ideas for students and teachers alike, promote awareness of global issues.
  • GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION SET.  By:  Lisa et al Jacobson. 1993.  Designed as a teaching Kit for grades 4-8, this module consist of four sections, each approximately 15 pages long,  that address the crucial global environmental issues of tropical rain forest depletion, global warming, ocean pollution and acid rain.  All of the lesson plans and activities use a combination of hands-on activities, group discussions, and role play and include fact sheets, maps, illustrations and graphics. 
  • GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS:  Implications for U.S. Policy.  Choices Education Project, Brown University, Box 1948, Providence, RI  02912.  Invites students to weigh the significance of global environmental problems in the formulation of U.S. foreign policy.  The unit traces the entry of global warming, ozone depletion, population pressures, and other worldwide environmental threats into the sphere of public policy.  Revised February 1994, 43 pages
  • INTERCOM 83: Shaping the Environment.  by David C. King and Cathryn  J. Long. This explores the actions of human as shapers of the environment through interdependence activities, inner city case studies, making an audio/visual resource on the issues of land use in their community.
  • MAN AND ENVIRONMENT:  For Secondary Schools.  National Association for Environmental Education, 2nd Printing, 1974.  Twenty-five environmental specialists worked cooperatively to develop this glossary of modules designed to identify and discuss environmental problems.  Resource guide for teachers.
  • OCEAN RESOURCES.  London:  Pictorial Charts Ed. Trust.  Five pictorial charts describing ocean resources.
  • OUR DIVIDED WORLD:  Poverty, Hunger, and Overpopulation. OUR ONLY EARTH:  A Curriculum for Global Problem Solving.  Zephyr Press, Tucson, AZ, 1990. Our Only Earth.  By Micki McKisson and Linda MacRae-Campbell.   This book informs students on the issue and empowers them to take action. It includes fact cards, student handbook with overview of the global problem, kinesthetic classroom activity, scavenger hunt, and summit journal, and teacher's guide.  Grades 4-12. 
  • OUR ENDANGERED ATMOSPHERE:  GLOBAL WARMING AND THE OZONE LAYER.  By Gary E. McCuen.  1987.  Topics include: the global environment, global warming, the ozone layer, and the need for action.
  • OUR TROUBLED SKIES: OUR ONLY EARTH:  A Curriculum for Global Problem Solving.  Zephyr Press, Tucson, AZ, 1990. Our Only Earth.  By Micki McKisson and Linda MacRaeÐCampbell.  This book informs students on the issue and empowers them to take action. It includes fact cards, student handbook with overview of the global problem, kinesthetic classroom activity, scavenger hunt, and summit journal, and teacher's guide.  Grades 4-12.
  • PEOPLE AND THE PLANET: Lessons for a Sustainable Future.  Edited by Pamela Wasserman, 1996.  Combining environmental education and global studies, 30 interdisciplinary activities develop social studies, science, math, and communication skills while helping students understand population dynamics, global and community issues, and the interplay of people, resources and the environment.  Grades 5-10.
  • PERSONAL VALUES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES.  by Donald Scherer, New York:  Hart Publishing Company, Inc., 1978.  A handbook of strategies related to issues of pollution, energy, food, population, and land use.
  • PROBLEMS OF OUR PLANET:  An Atlas on Earth and Man.  Bartholomew/Holmes McDougall, 1977.  Graphs, drawings, tables about selected global problems, e.g. energy, urban sprawl, air and water pollution.
  • PROTECTING THE PLANET.  By Ava Deutsch Drufam and Susan Klam Zuckerman. Good Apple, 1991.  Projects, puzzles, word games, and experiments involving students in studying and developing possible  solutions to current environmental problems.  The reproducible activities are organized into six sections: global warming, trash and recycling, air pollution, water pollution and waste, ozone depletion, and hazardous waste.  Each section contains an explanation of the problem, a glossary, and a list of organizations to contact.  Among the many exercises are "Literally Speaking" (decoding a message about garbage), Adopt a Stream, and Protect Our Planet board game.  Grades 4-8.
  • SHAPING THE ENVIRONMENT.  Intercom 83, *GPE.  Examines the role of humans as shapers of the environment.  Activities include shaping the environment as one person on a virgin piece of land and creating a magazine to deal with issues of land use in the community.
  • TEACHERíS ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION MANUAL.  The TEAM notebook, published by the Sierra Club for students grades K-12, examines global environmental problems such as global warming, the depletion of the ozone layer and the destruction of tropical forests.  The manual suggests activities to increase the studentsí appreciation of their surroundings. 
  • TEACHERíS GUIDE CHAPTER REPRINTS.  Updated popular chapter from previous editions of the World Resources Teacherís Guide are now available individually or as a complete set.  Each loose-leaf Chapter Reprint includes teaching objective, lesson plans, student handouts, overhead transparency masters, and suggestions for further reading.
  • TEACHERíS GUIDE TO WORLD RESOURCES.  By:  Mary Paden and Sarah A. Snyder.  This 160-page handbook with practical lesson plans on global environmental issues is designed for use in high school social studies, geography, science, and global studies curricula.  It can be used with itÕs source publications:  World Resources 1994-95 and Car Trouble (p.2), or by itself.  Featured topics in this new edition include:  global consumption and the environment; the role of women in the management of natural resources in the developing world; the environmental effects of automobiles; and the global impacts of two population giants --- India and China.  For each topic, the TeacherÕs Guide provides an introduction to the issue, teaching objectives, practical lesson plans, student handouts and enrichment activities, overhead transparency masters, and more.  160 pages; large-format loose-leaf.
  • THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS.  Greenhaven Press Inc., 1986. The purpose of this book is to present balanced and often difficult to find opposing points of view on complex and sensitive issues.
  • THE FUTURE OF OUR TROPICAL RAINFORESTS: OUR ONLY EARTH:  A Curriculum for Global Problem Solving.  Zephyr Press, Tucson, AZ, 1990. Our Only Earth.  By Micki McKisson and Linda MacRae-Campbell.   This book informs students on the issue and empowers them to take action. It includes fact cards, student handbook with overview of the global problem, kinesthetic classroom activity, scavenger hunt, and summit journal, and teacher's guide.  Grades 4-12. 
  • THE OCEAN CRISIS: OUR ONLY EARTH:  A Curriculum for Global Problem Solving.  Zephyr Press, Tucson, AZ, 1990. Our Only Earth.  By Linda MacRaeÐCampbell, Micki McKisson, and Bruce Campbell.  This book informs students on the issue and empowers them to take action. It includes fact cards, student handbook with overview of the global problem, kinesthetic classroom activity, scavenger hunt, and summit journal, and teacher's guide.  Grades 4-12. 
  • THE PLANET MANAGEMENT GAME.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  This game helps students understand the interrelationship between various problems in which the players must manage an earth like planet and make decisions about such variables as population, pollution, food and income.
  • THE PLANET MANAGEMENT GAME.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  This game helps students understand the interrelationship between various problems in which the players must manage an earth like planet and make decisions about such variables as population, pollution, food and income.
  • THE RIGHT TO POLLUTE.  Pleasantville:  Educational Audio Visual.  Two color filmstrips, 2 cassettes, 3 duplicating masters and a teacher's guide focus upon the global conflict between industrialized nations worried about pollution and the Third World concerned about economic development.  Junior and Senior High, Adult.
  • THE RIGHT TO POLLUTE.  Pleasantville:  Educational Audio Visual.  Two color filmstrips, 2 cassettes, 3 duplicating masters and a teacher's guide focus upon the global conflict between industrialized nations worried about pollution and the Third World concerned about economic development.  Junior and Senior High, Adult.
  • TRASH CONFLICTS:  A SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM ON THE ETHICS OF DISPOSAL.  By Amy Ballin. MA 1993.  Helps young people develop an ethic of preserving or recreating a safe environment and the knowledge of how to do it.
  • TRASH CONFLICTS: A Science and Social Studies Curriculum on the Ethics of Disposal.  By:   Amy Ballin, with Jeffrey Benson and Lucile Burt.  This comprehensive teacherís guide incorporate a variety of activities, student handouts, and readings that help teachers integrate environmental education across subject areas, including science, English, and social studies.  As a self-contained or team taught unit, it can be used in a variety of educational settings ranging from schools to community centers.  Grades 6-8.  220 pages, ESR 1993. 
  • UNICEF SAFE WATER SLIDE SET.  by the U.S. Committee for UNICEF.  Contents:  20 "Safe Water" slides, 1 slide set commentary, 1 teacher's guide:  "Safe Water:  A Basic Human Right" and 1 newspaper article from UNICEF's World,  "Water, Water, Everywhere?  Far From It."
  • WATER POLLUTION.  by Charles W. Lavaroni, et al, Menlo Park:  Addison- Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.  Student readings, discussion questions and activities focus on the issues concerning water pollution.  Elementary and Junior High.
  • WATER POLLUTION.  by Charles W. Lavaroni, et al, Menlo Park:  Addison- Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.  Student readings, discussion questions and activities focus on the issues concerning water pollution.  Elementary and Junior High.
  • WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE?  New World Tropical Rainforests.  SPICE Publications.  Rainforest survival games, local and international problem-solving group simulations, a scientific experiment, and a guide to building a classroom rainforest are among the activities which introduce students to the complexity of the rainforest and the issues surrounding their development and preservation.
  • WORLD RESOURCES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.  Terrytown:  Prentice-Hall Media.  Two filmstrips, two cassettes, and a teacher's guide examine the problems of growing global interdependence.  Students are asked to analyze the world situation and discuss the practical and moral positions of the U.S. and other wealthy nations.  Junior and Senior High School; Adult.