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ISBN: 9780977804504
Year Added to Catalog: 2003
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w illustratins Mary Frances Fenton and Nancy Kostecke, 16 appendices, resource materials, teacher's guidelines, bibliography, glossary, index
Number of Pages: 8.5 x 11, 232 pages
Book Publisher: Flower Press
Release Date: July 15, 2003
Web Product ID: 24

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Worms Eat Our Garbage

Classroom Activities for A Better Environment

by Mary Appelhof, Mary Frances Fenton, Barbara Loss Harris

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment curriculum uses over 150 worm-related classroom or home activities to develop problem-solving and critical-thinking skills in children grades 4-8. Rich content in "Wormformation" paragraphs integrates science, mathematics, language arts, biology, solid waste issues, ecology, and the environment in ways that draw children into the learning process. Three sections include "The World of Worms," "Worms at Work," and "Beyond the Bin."


About the Authors

Mary Appelhof

Mary Appelhof is recognized as an international authority and lecturer on small-scale vermicomposting. As owner of Flowerfield Enterprises and Flower Press, she has dedicated the past 20 years to research, development, and marketing of products related to the earthworm such as the Worm-a-way worm bin for which she holds both Canadian and USA patents. Mary has won many honors. She received a national Science Foundation grant, was an invited speaker at the Global Assembly of Women and the Environment, and received special merit recognition as one of Renew America's Environmental Success Stories. Mary also coordinated the international research conference, Workshop ...

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