ERIC Number: ED376054
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Activities for People Who Use English as a Foreign Language.
This booklet is intended for use by educators interested in developing environmental vocabulary and stimulating environmental awareness in adults and adolescents who use English as a foreign language. Activity participants are engaged in discussion and analysis, games, field trips, story reading, and projects. Activities are separated into 12 units that correspond to the following topics: (1) land use planning; (2) air pollution; (3) nuclear energy and the media; (4) recycling; (5) river monitoring; (6) environmental health; (7) environmental comparative risk assessment; (8) eco-tourism; (9) social action; (10) birds; (11) environmental ethics; and (12) miscellaneous activities some of which meet the needs of leaders presenting environmental issues to groups in 4 to 5 day workshops. Sections contain 1 to 15 activities with varying time requirements. Activity instructions include several paragraphs of procedural information and may include worksheets. (LZ)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Environment, Environmental Education, Ethics, Land Use, Learning Activities, Mass Media Effects, Nuclear Energy, Ornithology, Planning, Pollution, Recycling, Second Language Instruction, Social Action, Tourism, Vocabulary Development, Waste Disposal, Water Pollution, Water Resources
Peace Corps, Information Collection & Exchange, 1990 K Street, N.W., 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20256.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners; Parents
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.