Green Teacher 48, Jun-Sep 1996
The Magnetism of Ponds by Chris Earley
Getting the most out of a class excursion to a nearby pond
Amphibian Oasis by Heather Gosselin and Bob Johnson
Designing and building a schoolyard pond
Floods n’ Dams by Andrew Milne and John Etches
An easily constructed watershed management model that helps students understand the impact of land use decisions on watershed drainage.
Learning from the Rooftops by Monica Kuhn
An accessible rooftop green space can be used as a laboratory for experimentation, an outdoor place for play and performance, a school gardem. or just a quiet area to read and write.
Getting the Lead Out by Gail Anderson
High school environmental chemistry students educate their community on the hazards of lead contamination in the environment.
Diamonds in the Rough…The Tundra Science Camp by Rosanna Strong and Brenda Hans”
Nine days at a far north research station prove that field scientists make great partners in education.
Lessons in Sustainable Living by Barbara Wallace
Finding and visiting a demonstration site with students
How Big is Your Footprint? by Tim Turner
Measuring their ecological impact over a three-day period gives students a new understanding of the connection between personal lifestyle choices and the health of the planet.
The Integrated Reader by Steve Hage and Rosalie Daniels”
Using literature as a basis for cross-curricular units in senior high school environmental studies
Planet Earth: Renewable Energy (available online) by Sue LeBeau
Focus on learning about renewable energy sources
Inside the Internet: Searching the net for sustainability (available online) by Richard Kool
Sustainable Development Resources
And as always, over 20 new educational resources are profiled and evaluated in this issue of Green Teacher.