"Clued In" to Their Environment

by: Marti Welch

To help students become better acquainted with Florida’s natural environment, an environmental outreach program director developed an activity in which students would use a large canvas floor map of their state to learn about their environment as they solve science riddles. Although the map and riddle activities have been used with elementary students in grades two to six; and while the map and activities were devised for use with outreach students in the South Florida locale, educators in other parts of the country could easily adapt the activity’s concept to fit their own location and classrooms.

Level

Elementary School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/2/2002Volume 039Issue 05

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