ERIC Number: ED070637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Environmental Science. An Experimental Programme for Primary Teachers.
Linke, R. D.
An experimental course covering some of the fundamental principles and terminology associated with environmental science and the application of these principles to various contemporary problems is summarized in this report. The course involved a series of lectures together with a program of specific seminar and discussion topics presented by the students, and a limited selection of field and laboratory exercises. Content dealt with the biosphere; energy flow on the earth and in the biosphere; biogeochemical cycles--carbon, oxygen, water, nitrogen, and mineral; general principles of ecology; general population studies; human population studies; basic principles of genetics--biochemical genetics, genetic variation, and natural selection and evolution; and conservation and pollution. Evaluations conducted during the course are reported in detail. These include analysis of affective objectives, cognitive objectives, and the total course. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: Toorak Teachers Coll., Malvern (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia