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Field Investigations: Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Processes

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This volume—Field Investigations: Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Processes—was developed to help K-12 teachers introduce their students to the methodologies used for scientific field research and guide them through the process of conducting field studies. In particular, this volume demonstrates how to use descriptive and comparative methodologies for field studies.

Subject(s):

  • Science

Grade(s):

  • Elementary (K-5)
  • Middle School (6-8)
  • High School (9-12)

Topic(s):

  • Ecosystems
  • Human Environment Interactions
  • Natural Resources

NAAEE Guidelines/Strand(s):

  • Strand 1: Questioning, Analysis & Interpretation Skills
  • Strand 2.1: The Earth as a Physical System
  • Strand 2.2: The Living Environment
  • Strand 3.1: Skills for Analyzing & Investigating Environmental Issues


Resource Type(s):

  • Curriculum

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Organization Information

Field Investigations: Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Processes

Texas Parks & Wildlife
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Organization Type: Parks & Natural Areas

Contact:
Kiki Corry
Project WILD Coordinator
512.389.4369
Kiki.Corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

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