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Herpetologist transports Third-Graders to Frogland

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine E. Matthews, Professor (Creator)
Helen Cook, Adjunct Faculty (Contributor)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: A partnership between a university and a science and technology magnet school brings a renowned her-petologist, Dr. Meg Stewart, to involve third-graders in her studies of coqui frogs. These students prepared to meet this scientist with a series of lesson plans (eight activities and four lab lessons) to learn the anatomy, behavior, and diversity of frogs; and how they differ from reptiles. Included is a list of resources containing an annotated bibliography of trade books that can be found in most elementary school media centers. Other aspects of the collaboration between the university and the school are described.

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Publication
Science Activities, 41 (3), 26 – 34
Language: English
Date: 2004
Keywords
Frogs, Herpetology, University collaboration