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Van Deusen, Roswell D. – Science and Children, 1972
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animal Facilities, Animal Husbandry, Animals
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Welch, J. Edward, Jr. – Science and Children, 1994
Presents an overview of an interdisciplinary animal behavior unit on wolves, including aspects of science, social studies, and language arts. Includes sources of wolf information. (MKR)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Elementary Education, Learning Activities
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1984
Discusses several points that teachers should consider when planning to keep animals in the classroom. Selecting and obtaining the animals, safety and legal considerations, food and feeding, water, housing, day-to-day care, and what to do with animals when a project or school year is over are among the areas examined. (JN)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animal Facilities, Animals, Elementary Education
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Faison, Hawthorne; Roberts, Albert G. – Science and Children, 1984
Describes a program which focuses on the care and study of animals. The program, part of a grades K-6 science curriculum, emphasizes science process skills and encourages students to develop a questioning attitude about the world while they gain a sizable amount of background information about the animal world. (JN)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
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Kramer, David C., Ed. – Science and Children, 1984
Describes the characteristics, care, feeding, housing, and diet of garter snakes. Includes tips on using the snakes for short-term classroom projects and brief comments on handling snakes. (JN)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1987
Describes the distinctive features of the common snapping turtle. Discusses facts and misconceptions held about the turtle. Provides guidelines for proper care and treatment of a young snapper in a classroom environment. (ML)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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McDonald, Charlotte J. – Science and Children, 1987
Provides suggestions for activities that focus on earthworms. Includes observational exercises on earthworms' reactions to light and touch. (ML)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Biology, Elementary Education
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