Biology Is Outdoors: A Comprehensive Resource For Studying School Environments
1991. Judith M. Hancock. This reproducible book helps your life science and biology students discover the ecological wealth available right in the school yard. The open-ended investigations are adaptable to any school’s geographic location, whether urban or rural. They motivate students to examine: the physical setting of the school, plantings on school grounds, soil and its organisms, opportunistic species, microenvironments, the impact of people and buildings on the environment, and natural areas. Teacher notes provide procedures, notes on class management, and discussion questions. The reproducible student pages include directions for gathering data, pages for recording data, and suggestions for further investigation. 142 pages, soft cover. Junior and senior high school.