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Materials for Emerging Readers
July 16, 2009
Beth Carter, a teacher at the Cape Fear Center for Inquiry in Wilmington, North Carolina, has written several articles designed especially for emerging readers. Please send us feedback regarding your reaction to, or use of, these articles, as we are planning to develop additional emerging reader materials over the coming months.
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For Educators: FTE on Twitter, Skype, YouTube
May 22, 2009
Want to learn more about wildlife conservation? Want to share something you know about wildlife or wildlife research? Be sure to visit FieldTripEarth on Twitter, YouTube and other web communities.
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Field Trip Earth Bookshelf
July 22, 2009
FTE Bookshelf is a literacy enhancement tool for anyone interested in conservation literature. Students, educators and other Field Trip Earth visitors can use the Bookshelf to write and share reviews of their favorite books about animals, wild places, and the people that work to protect the world's wildlife.
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Red Wolf Educator Workshop
August 14, 2008
The U.S. Fish & and Wildlife Service is sponsoring a red wolf educator workshop on 17 October 2008.
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FTE Has "Wild Lynx"
May 28, 2008

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A collection of online resources from @theZoo, the wildlife conservation series published by the North Carolina Zoological Society, the North Carolina Zoological Park and the Raleigh News & Observer.
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Interpreting Maps
October 31, 2002
Students can gain valuable thinking skills by reviewing maps found on Field Trip Earth. This article provides an example of a map interpretation exercise, and also some examples of inquiry questions that students could pursue as part of a map reading exercise.
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Using Paper-Based Methods with Field Trip Earth
October 28, 2002
Although Field Trip Earth is a web-based learning project, many teachers have been successful using "paper-based" activities alongside the website. Here are some examples, drawn from the Far Traveler workbook, of how to incorporate paper materials into this project.
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