Land Use & Community Planning

Looks Count!
Middle School Curriculum

A group of educators developed this middle school curriculum unit titled Looks Count! that contains 15 social studies and science lessons. The curriculum has been implemented in several local schools, been the focus of several teacher workshops, and presented at a number of professional education conferences including the National Science Teachers Association, Michigan Science Teachers Association, and the North American Environmental Education Association.

Journal Article: "Looks Count for Communities" ~NSTA Science Scope January 2004. (209 kb pdf file)

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Copies of the Looks Count! Middle School Curriculum is available for $8copy and $5/each for 10+ copies

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Contact Joan Chadde:
Program Coordinator
105 Dillman Hall - Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Tel: 906-487-3341
Fax: 906-487-1620


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