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  • Main Title BEST: Bilingual environmental science training: Grades 5--6


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)


  • Name: National Hispanic Univ., Oakland, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: United States


  • Creation: 1996-03-01


  • English


  • Content Description: This booklet is one of a series of bilingual guides to environmental-science learning activities for students to do at home. Lesson objectives, materials required, procedure, vocabulary, and subjects integrated into the lesson are described in English. A bilingual glossary, alphabetized by English entries, with Spanish equivalents and definitions in both English and Spanish, follows the lesson descriptions, and is itself followed by a bibliography of English-language references. This booklet includes descriptions of ten lessons that cover the following topics: safe and unsafe conditions for chemical combinations; growth rates and environmental needs of plants; photosynthesis and effects of ozone-layer depletion; the circulatory system, the importance of exercise to the heart, and selected circulatory diseases; the nervous system; specific nutritional values of the different food groups; significance of including, reducing, or eliminating certain foods for a healthy diet; effects of some common chemicals on plant growth and animal life; plants` and animals` natural habitats; and dangers of non-biodegradable garbage.
  • Physical Description: 77 p.


  • Keyword: Plants
  • Keyword: Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Keyword: Ozone Layer
  • Keyword: Recycling
  • Keyword: Habitat
  • Keyword: Animals
  • Keyword: Diet
  • Keyword: Photosynthesis
  • Keyword: Wastes
  • Keyword: Plant Growth
  • Keyword: Composting
  • STI Subject Categories: 54 Environmental Sciences
  • Keyword: Educational Tools
  • Keyword: Environment
  • Keyword: Sanitary Landfills
  • Keyword: Nervous System
  • Keyword: Exercise
  • Keyword: Biodegradation
  • Keyword: Cardiovascular System
  • Keyword: Safety


  • Other Information: PBD: [1996]


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Other: DE96007721
  • Report No.: DOE/SF/18628--T8
  • Grant Number: FG03-90SF18628
  • DOI: 10.2172/205069
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 205069
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc671269


  • Display Note: OSTI as DE96007721