ERIC Number: ED221404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
A "Sampler" of Environmental Education Activities and Programs in the United States of America.
Federal Interagency Committee on Education, Washington, DC.
Seventy-four environmental education programs/projects, identified by program/project title and state, are described. The programs were selected for inclusion on the bases of geographic representation, across a spectrum of target audiences and funding sources. Although the descriptions differ in format, they include one or more of the following: (1) background/history; (2) goals/objectives; (3) instructional and/or curriculum materials produced; (4) source(s) of funding; (5) implementation procedures; (6) program activities, such as publications, in-service teacher education, operating environmental education center, and others; and (7) comments on evaluation and future endeavors. Examples of programs include: A Conceptually Organized Program for Environmental Education (Alabama), Sierra Club (California), Youth Conservation Corps (District of Columbia), Marine Social Studies (Hawaii), Conservation Education Center (Iowa), ERIC/SMEAC (Ohio), Energy and Man's Environment, Inc. (Oregon), Seminar of Water Quality (Texas), Wildlife Essay Contest (Virginia), and Studies of Environmental Action (Washington). (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Interagency Committee on Education, Washington, DC.