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Title: BEST: Bilingual environmental science training, Grades 3--4

This booklet is one of a series of bilingual guides to environmental-science learning activities for students to do at home. Lesson objectives, materials required, procedure, vocabulary, and subjects integrated into the lesson are described in English for each lesson. A bilingual glossary, alphabetized by English entries, with Spanish equivalents and definitions in both English and Spanish, follows the lesson descriptions, and is itself followed by a bibliography of English-language references with annotations in English. This booklet includes descriptions of ten lessons that cover the following topics: the identification of primary and secondary colors in the environment; recognizing the basic food tastes; the variety of colors that can be made by crushing plant parts; the variety of animal life present in common soil; animal tracks; evidence of plant and animal life in the local environment; recycling, reducing, and composting as alternative means of garbage disposal; waste associated with packaging; paper- recycling principles; and how organic waste can be composted into usable soil. 2 figs.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
205064
Report Number(s):
DOE/SF/18628--T6
ON: DE96007719
DOE Contract Number:
FG03-90SF18628
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: [1996]
Research Org:
National Hispanic Univ., Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ENVIRONMENT; COLOR; ANIMALS; PLANTS; PIGMENTS; PAPER; RECYCLING; WASTES; COMPOSTING; FLAVOR; SOILS; TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS; WASTE DISPOSAL; PACKAGING; EDUCATIONAL TOOLS