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Earth Trails: Mississippi Documentation

Do you need another copy of the CD-ROM manuals? The Producer Handbook, Teacher Guide, and newsletter are available online as PDF files.

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For Students

Handouts
Cornerstone 5 Steps Cornerstones of Quality, 5 steps to Problem Solving (PDF, 100kb)
ET_Newsletter Earth Trails Productions Newsletter (PDF, 140kb)
River Map Earth Trails Mississippi River Map (PDF, 170kb)
Sources Sources used during the making of Earth Trails: Mississippi (PDF, 110kb)
Producer Handbook
You can make copies of the entire Producer Handbook, or just reprint sections. The Producer Handbook has been broken down into nine files within the Producer Handbook folder.
PH covers

The front and back covers of the Producer Handbook.

(PDF, 130kb)
Table Of Contents The Producer Handbook table of contents. (PDF, 70kb)
PH 4-15 Pages 4-15 of the Producer Handbook. This section contains user and technical information of the Earth Trails: Mississippi River program. (PDF, 800kb)
PH 16-19 Pages 16-19 of the Producer Handbook. This section contains the the Appendix table of contents and Scavenger Hunt. (PDF, 80kb)
PH Assignment 20-29 Pages 20-29. This section contains half of the assignments. (PDF, 100kb)
PH Assignment 30-39 Pages 30-39. This section contains the other half of the assignments. (PDF, 110kb)
PH Rubric 40 Page 40. This is the Cornerstones of Quality checklist. (PDF, 40kb)
Glossary 41-48 Pages 41-48. This is the glossary. (PDF, 160kb)
River Map Page 49. This is an 8 1/2 x 11 inch graphic of the Mississippi River poster.

(PDF, 110kb)

For Teachers

Teacher Guide
You can make copies of the entire Teacher Guide, or just reprint sections. The Teacher Guide has been broken down into nine files within the Teacher Guide folder.
TG covers The front and back covers of the Teacher Guide (PDF, 150kb)
Table Of Contents The Teacher Guide table of contents. (PDF, 60kb)
TG 2-11 Pages 2-11 of the Teacher Guide. This section contains the uses and applications of the Earth Trails: Mississippi River program. (PDF, 160kb)
TG 12-13.pdf Pages 12-13 of the Teacher Guide. This section contains the instructor copy of the Scavenger Hunt with answer key. (PDF, 90kb)
TG 14-23

Pages 14-23. This section contains half of the assignments.

(PDF, 150kb)
TG 24-33.pdf Pages 24-33. This section contains the other half of the assignments. (PDF, 160kb)
TG Rubrics 34-35 Pages 34-35. This section contains the Cornerstones of Quality Rubric and the blank Assignment Evaluation Form. (PDF, 60kb)
TG Theme Grid 36-38 Pages 36-38. This section contains the Theme Grid, a list of media organized by theme, type, and location within the program. (PDF, 120kb)
TG Activity 39-40 Pages 39-40. This section contains the Activity Descriptions, a brief descriptive list of the activities created for use in your classroom. (PDF, 80kb)

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