Lessons in a Land Ethic

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10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Curriculum
Abstract: 

Lessons in a Land Ethic is an innovative, interdisciplinary, critical thinking-based curriculum founded in the writings of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold. Using 21 lessons based on essays in Leopold's A Sand County Almanac, this curriculum teaches today's youngsters about humanity's ties to the natural world. Through creative and experiential learning, students develop a personal relationship to the land. This curriculum is time efficient for instructors and includes lesson objectives, vocabulary, lists of required materials, procedures, extensions and student worksheet pages for both outdoor and indoor activities.

Author: 
Leopold Education Project
Topic Areas: 
Land
General Ecology
Target Audience: 
Grades 7-9
Grades 10-12
Outdoor Recreation Groups
Citizen and Youth Groups
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Enhancements / Connections: 

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Green Fire DVD
Exploration Cards
Environmental Heroes and Heroines
Leopold Education Project Facilitator Manual

Pages/Length: 
21 lessons
Date Produced/Published: 
06/16/95
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$25.00
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
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