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Title: America's Backyard: Exploring Your Public Lands
Url: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geography-action/lands.html
Publisher: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Description: America's Backyard: Exploring Your Public Lands is the featured topic of National Geographic's Geography Action! -- an "annual conservation and awareness program designed to educate and excite people about our natural, cultural, and historic treasures." This Web site offers a number of public land-related educational activities, many of the which apply directly to the life sciences. Activities are available for grades K-12, and cover such topics as the role of forests in our daily lives, conservation issues on public lands, and pollution as a pan-political problem. Each lesson plan includes background information, procedural instructions, links to related Web sites, a list of National Geography Standards, and more. The site also offers a number of other activities related to public lands, including a tour of the Online Public Lands Museum and ways to participate in Geography Awareness Week (November 17-23, 2002).
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Conservation of natural resources
Agriculture -- Forestry -- Conservation and protection -- Forest reserves
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Parks and public reservations
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research -- Activity programs
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Physiographic regions (General) -- Land -- Other special, A-Z -- Forests
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Recreation areas
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Informal education
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: National Geographic Society
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-06-08 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-16 12:24:36 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 13
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