ERIC Number: ED049937
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
Science for Society Education Review, Volume 1 Number 2.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC. Commission on Science Education.
Environmental education activities of some Washington-based, professional science-oriented organizations and federal agencies concerned with environmental improvement are described in this newsletter. Its purpose is to acquaint persons with the activities of representative environmental concern groups in the nation's capital, since a substantial part of the efforts to environmental education problems is generated or brought together in summary fashion in Washington, D.C. Mention is made of defining environmental education, perception of environmental problems and analyses of them, development of curriculum guidelines, bibliographies, and data banks, training of teachers through workshops, seminars, institutes, conferences, etc., preparing materials for creating environmental awareness, production of audio-visual aids, journals dealing with environmental problems, financial support of programs and projects of an environmental nature, contributions of conservation organizations, establishment of college and community development courses, and environmental legislation, both federal and state. Names and addresses of organizations cited are included for those who wish additional information. (BL)
Descriptors: Activities, Education, Environment, Environmental Education, Federal Programs, National Programs, Newsletters, Organizations (Groups)
American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC. Commission on Science Education.