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close this bookTeaching Conservation in Developing Nations (Peace Corps)
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close this folderChapter 1: The self-contained conservation education center
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View the documentPlanning
View the documentThe building
View the documentLandscaping
View the documentThe nature trail
View the documentConservation demonstration area
View the documentOutdoor exhibits
View the documentExhibits
View the documentSigns and labels
View the documentThe conservation education center in shared facilities
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close this folderChapter 2: Conservation education in a school
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close this folderA school conservation education outline
View the documentFirst Year: Looking at Your Environment
View the documentSecond Year: Change in the Natural World
View the documentThird Yeah: How Environment Differ
View the documentFourth Yeah: Talking Care of Natural Resources
View the documentFifth Year: Use of Natural Resources
View the documentSixth Year: Responsibility for Environmental Conservation
View the documentConservation science fair
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close this folderChapter 3: Conservation education in a health center
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View the documentNutrition
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close this folderChapter 4: Conservation education in an agricultural extension center
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View the documentSoil conservation
View the documentErosion
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View the documentControl of nutrient loss
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close this folderChapter 5: Conservation education in a community center
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View the documentCooperative programs
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close this folderAppendix A: Exhibit and study materials
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View the documentDisplay poster - Life pyramid/food chain
View the documentIntroduction to concepts
View the documentConcepts about the ecosystem
View the documentConcepts about populations
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View the documentConcepts about water, soil and air
View the documentStudies about soil
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View the documentStudies about the sun's energy
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close this folderAppendix B: Nature Trails
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View the documentPurpose of a Natural Trail
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View the documentFeatures proposed for labeling and explanation along a nature trail in South East Asia
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close this folderAppendix C: Landscaping
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View the documentCompost
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close this folderAppendix D: Signs, labels and guides
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View the documentA suggested nature trail guide for Guatopo national park, Venezuela
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close this folderAppendix E: Public facilities
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View the documentA calabash washstand
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close this folderAppendix F: Live animals
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View the documentThe collection
close this folderAquariums
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View the documentA freshwater aquarium
View the documentA marine aquarium
View the documentTerrariums
View the documentAnts
View the documentEarthworms
View the documentCardboard insect box
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View the documentAn outdoor bird attraction
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close this folderAppendix G: Endangered species
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View the documentA school program
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View the documentEndangered animals of selected countries
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View the documentSelected organizations concerned with conservation education
View the documentSelected environmental research centers
View the documentGlossary

Source materials - Chapter 2

Conservation science fair projects
Soil Conservation Society of America
7515 N. E. Ankeny Road
Ankeny, Iowa 50021, USA

L'Enseignement de la nutrition 'le1
(also available in English and Spanish)
Etudes de nutrition de la FAO #25
Food & Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
available from FAO agents world-wide; or Distribution & Sales Section FAO, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

Environmental education activities manuals
Environmental Education Program
School of Natural Resources
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA

Environmental education, an annoted bibliography of selected materials and services
Smithsonian institution - Peace Corps Environmental Program
Washington, D.C. 20560, USA

*Glossary of environmental terms. Spanish-English, English-Spanish2
** Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal, Reprint series #17
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

*Manual didactico: Huertos escolares y nutricion2
** Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Program & Training Journal, Reprint series #18
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D. C. 20525, USA

Nosotros y la naturaleza: Guia para professores, Guia para estudiantes
Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje
Division Agropecuaria
Region de Neiva
Colombia

Outline for teaching conservation in elementary schools (PA-268)
Soil Conservation Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C, 20250, USA

People and their environment (8 guides)
Teachers Curriculum Guide to Conservation Education
J.G. Furguson Publishing Co.
6 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60602, USA

Soil & water conservation in Barbados
4-H Division Extension Services
Ministry of Agriculture
Barbados

Teacher's guide to minigardens
Science Study Aid #2
Agricultural Research Service
U.S. Department of Hyattsville,
Maryland, 20782, USA

The teaching of rural science in tropical primary schools1
UNESCO publication
Paris 7, France

Teaching soil & conservation: A classroom & field guide (PA-341)
Soil Conservation Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250, USA

Forest Service
Environmental Education Office
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250 USA
(materials related to environmental education)

Martin County Schools
Environmental Studies Center
2900 N.E. Indian River Drive
Jensen Beach, Florida 33457
(primary school manuals for ocean-related environmental studies)

National Audubon Society
950 3rd Avenue
New York, New York, 10022, USA
(many kinds of environmental materials available)

National Wildlife Federation
1412 16th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036 USA
(many kinds of environmental materials available including "Ranger Rick's Nature Magazine", "Environmental Discovery Units")

Soil Conservation Service
Education information Office
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20240 USA
(materials related to conservation, including "Soil Conservation" monthly magazine)

1English editions of UN and FAO publications available from:
UNIPUB
P.O. Box 433
Murray Hills Station
New York, New York 10016, USA

2Multiple copies available from: National Technical information
Service
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, Virginia 22161, USA

*Available to Peace Corps Volunteers from:
Peace Corps information Collection & Exchange
Room M-1214
806 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20525, USA

**Single copies available to individuals and non-profit organizations working in the Third World from the above address