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Eco-Curriculum Review for the title
The Earth is the Lord's: Caring for God's Creation

This is the general report format.

Eco-Justice Ministries has seen this resource, but a full review is still pending.
The information here is from our staff's initial examination of the materials.

Short Description:   This is a five session educational program for children and youth. Produced as a teacher´s guide, the program develops five themes from theological perspectives, with many activities and practical suggestions.
Long Description:   Usable for vacation Bible school, weekly church school, or summer camping programs. Teachers may adapt the materials for students from pre-school to high school, with each section containing options for doing so.

Bibliographic & Purchasing Information
Author:   Michael Anderson, Barbara Kucynda, John Matusiak & Dr. Constance Tarasar
Publisher:   Orthodox Church in America
Publication date:   1995 Website for this resource:   none known
We know of 1 source for purchasing this resource.
Address Environmental Justice Resources
National Council of the Churches of Christ
PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN   46515-0968  
Phone 800-762-0968   219-264-3102 Fax 219-262-0966  
Website www.nccecojustice.org/printedresources.htm E-mail    
Price $5.00  Order # EJ 9635 

Target Audience & Course Sessions
Age levels  Preschool     Primary     Jr. High     Sr. High    Adult
NOTE: Our reviewer may have checked a wider age range than specified in the curriculum itself.
Optimum class size The reviewer did not comment - assume 10-20 
Normal number/length of sessions If the curriculum's normal lesson plan is followed, there will be 5 class sessions
Are suggestions included for expanding/contracting the series? The materials do not provide specific suggestions.  
In the judgement of the reviewer:
 it is not reasonable to plan for a single, self-contained class session from these materials.
 using these materials, a class can be offered that runs for at least two sessions.
Are learners expected to do homework? The reviewer did not describe any homework  
Target audience:
 Interfaith - addressed people of many faiths
 Judeo-Christian - addressed to Jews & Christians
 Christian - addressed explicitly to Christians
 Not explicity faith-based - not much religious content

Materials provided
Materials include:
 Leader's guide
 Student book
 Discussion questions
 Class activities - arts & crafts
 Class activities - group participation 
 Video
 Reading materials
 Presentation or lecture notes
 Prayer or worship resources
The reviewer did not report this information 
Other materials required:none specified
Description of the Leader's Guide:There is no guide, or no description was provided
Description of the Student's Book:There is no guide, or no description was provided


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