ERIC Number: ED155036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Earth Trek...Explore Your Environment.
This publication introduces children to water, air, and noise pollution, solid waste disposal, and pesticide use problems. Several pollution problems are explained and the importance of solving them is stressed. Some concepts such as recycling, closed systems, and environments that are related to pollution problems are also introduced. Each chapter includes introductory questions, a discussion of the problem, a checklist for action, and a situation to analyze. Appendices summarize U.S. Environmental Protection Agency laws, list EPA regional offices, and list some books and films about pollution. A glossary is also included. (MR)
Descriptors: Activism, Air Pollution, Environment, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Pesticides, Pollution, Secondary Education, Wastes, Water Pollution
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 055-000-00170-7; No price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. President's Environmental Merit Awards Program.
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