ERIC Number: ED257664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Investigating and Evaluating Environmental Issues and Actions: Skill Development Modules. A Curriculum Development Project Designed to Teach Students How to Investigate and Evaluate Science-Related Social Issues. Modules I-VI. Teacher's Edition.
Hungerford, Harold R.; And Others
Presented are the teacher and student editions for six modules designed to teach students how to investigate and evaluate science-related social issues. These modules (each of which includes an introduction, objectives, readings, and activities) focus on: (1) environmental problem solving; (2) preparing to investigate an environmental issue; (3) using surveys, questionnaires, and opinionnaires in environmental investigations; (4) interpreting data in environmental investigations; (5) investigating an environmental issue; and (6) environmental action strategies. Also included (in a preface) is: information on teaching for environmental literacy (examining the components of environmental literacy fostered in the modules); a discussion of eight variables crucial to achieving environmental literacy; introductory information (including grade levels and instructional time; assumptions on prerequisite knowledge; comments on instruction, skills, and evaluation; notes on values and values clarification; and brief comments on the results obtained from several studies on the use of the modules. (JN)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Evaluation Methods, Problem Solving, Research Methodology, Science Education, Skill Development, Social Problems, Values Clarification
Stipes Publishing Co., 10-12 Chester St., Champaign, IL 61820 ($10.00 each, quantity price $8.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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