ERIC Number: ED248057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Katimavik Participant's Manual, Book V, Environmental Awareness and Appropriate Technology = Katimavik manuel du participant, cahier V, sensibilisation a l'environment et technologie appropriee.
Crelinsten, Michael, Ed.
Focusing on the environmental awareness and appropriate technology learning activity portion of Katimavik (a nine-month volunteer community service and experiential learning program for 17 to 21-year-old Canadians), the bilingual student manual contains sections on learning program objectives and trimester guidelines, optional activities, resume recordkeeping, implications of everyday decisions on global environmental issues, developing a set of values, making decisions, manual skills, hands-on environmental awareness and appropriate technology projects, exploration of the local ecosystem, introductions to groups, and evaluating a job opportunity. Terms discussed include environment, pollution, resources, garbage, energy, renewable, centralized and decentralized systems of production and distribution, appropriate technology, global, and values. Global issues cited include depletion of resources, international trade, economic growth, international trade competition, transnational corporations, industrial pollution, nuclear power, world food shortage, land use, development rights, and labor strikes. Positive actions described include companion planting, mulching, composting, log and stackwall system construction, passive solar energy, recycling, weatherstripping, caulking, hydroponics, window boxes, furniture building, chicken raising, and greenhouses. Also included are directions for constructing an "hebertisme" (a three zone ooutdoor physical fitness course) and extensive lists of references for many of the sections. (NEC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: OPCAN, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada