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Curriculum Title: Local Watershed Problem Studies - Elementary School Curriculum
Publication date: 1982
A collection of lessons written by teachers with a variety of backgrounds. Lessons vary in degree of detail. Focus is on interface between land use and water pollution. Includes instructions on how to build water testing equipment. Provides many stories and folklore examples to enhance student enjoyment of a particular topic and to support language arts education goals. Offers teaching suggestions for use with both lower and upper elementary age students. The appendix includes suggestions for citizen and government action in controlling non-point source pollution in urban areas and rural areas, and a discussion on role of values in environmental education.
University of Wisconsin
This curriculum is appropriate for the following grade levels:Kindergarten