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ERIC Number: EJ452072
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-1368
Real-World Writing in a Secondary-School Earth-Science Class.
Millette, Patricia Marie
Journal of Geological Education, v39 n3 p174-75 May 1991
Author describes how 22 first-year high school students became politically active concerning coastal-zone management and wetlands protection. Students translated regulations of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection into plain English. Students wrote their opinions in a concise manner and appeared at a board meeting to influence its decision. Author asserts that the writing process enhanced earth-science learning. (PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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