* Science Scope
Reprinted with permission from Science Scope, a publication of the National
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Community Planning, Natural Resource Protection and
the Visual Environment
An Interdisciplinary Middle School Curriculum Unit
for Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Science, and Art
Copyright © 2004
grants from the Dunn Foundation, Warwick, RI
and Wege Foundation, of Grand Rapids, MI
- Joan Chadde,
Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental
Education at Michigan Technological University
- Ruth Ann
Smith and Linda Rulison, Hancock Middle School
- Jean Dunstan,
Stanton Township Schools
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the Looks Count! curriculum: Link
Looks Count! lessons
are also included in Community As A Context for Learning manual
by Jon Yoder which may be ordered FREE from the Northwest
Center for Sustainable Resources This manual contains lessons, tools
and resources to connect students in the classroom to their communities.
Featured in Green Teacher:
Linda Rulison's article on Looks Count implementation at Hancock Middle School was published in the recent issue of Green Teacher.
Linda Rulison, "Student Experts in Community Character" Green Teacher, #82, Fall 2007, 13-18* (PDF)
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Count! Community Planning
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