ERIC Number: ED405174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Project Learning Tree (Corporate Propaganda Tree).
This document contains a critical analysis of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT was developed and distributed in the mid-1970s. It consists of 2 activity guides, one for grades K-6 with 89 activities and another for grades 7-12 with 88 activities. The program also provides free workshops for teachers and others. The analysis of PLT includes the following discussions: (1) introductory material; (2) sponsors of PLT; (3) consequences of over consumption, and the forest products industry's activities to encourage and then meet that demand; (4) Who is PLT/Corporate Propaganda Tree (CPT); (5) Why the forest products industry needs PLT/CPT; (6) Is PLT/CPT successful? (7) Is PLT/CPT environmental education? (8) Evaluation of environmental education materials; (9) Do PLT/CPT activities meet their stated objectives and goals? (10) Is PLT/CPT effective? Contains 85 references. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Criticism, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Program Evaluation, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Science Programs
The Institute for Earth Education, Cedar Grove, Greenville, WV 24945 ($7).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Earth Education, Greenville, WV.