ERIC Number: ED474504
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Literacy Scope and Sequence: Providing a Systems Approach to Environmental Education in Minnesota.
Minnesota State Office of Environmental Assistance, St. Paul.
This document defines what students should know and be able to do in order to be environmentally literate. It is a guide for building a curriculum from pre-kindergarten to adult levels that should enable the learner who has mastered it to make informed environmental decisions. Educators in schools, environmental learning centers, higher education institutions, agencies, and nonprofit organizations can use this book for curriculum development and adaptation. It can also be used to measure how well students are doing in achieving environmental literacy. Environmental literacy benchmarks, key systems concepts, and supporting concepts are provided as the framework for developing successful environmental education in working towards environmentally literate individuals and societies. (KHR)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Benchmarking, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Evaluation Methods, Science Education, State Standards
Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance, 520 Lafayette Road North, 2nd Floor, St. Paul, MN 55155-4100. Tel: 651-296-3417; Tel: 800-657-3843 (Toll Free); e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.seek.state.mn.us.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Office of Environmental Assistance, St. Paul.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota