The Spirit of the Estuary: Using Art to Understand Ecology educates students, grades 5-8, about the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary and the priority issues affecting the basins. This curriculum guide provides easy access to information on environmental issues surrounding the estuary. In addition, it integrates art and science as a means to stimulate interest and to promote student achievement, engagement, and persistence in school. This book uses visual arts, music, dance, drama, creative writing, and technology to challenge the analytic, creative and practical skills of students while increasing public perception of significant environmental issues.
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BTNEP has aligned its curriculum to the new science standards. Click here to view them.