ERIC Number: ED046793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Vital Views of the Environment.
Hawkins, Mary E., Ed.
A selection of concepts related to the environment and of particular interest to science teachers are presented in this publication. Statements are brief, for the purpose is more to indicate the major ideas to be considered in relation to the environment than to develop any one of the themes. Those selected are basic to an understanding of the environment and relationships within it. Concepts are offered under headings entitled: Defining the Environment, The Commons and Free Goods, Environmental Problems are Systemic in Nature, The Values of Ecological Diversity, Adaptation and Evolution, Population Growth - Threat to the Future, Matter is Conserved, Energy Cycles, Pollution - Nature Overburdened, New Views of GNP and Economics, and Freedom Thrives in a Varied Environment. (BL)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Beliefs, Conceptual Schemes, Environment, Environmental Education, Opinions, Science Education, Social Attitudes, Theories, Values
National Science Teachers Assoc., NEA Publication Sales, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($1.50)
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Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.