ERIC Number: EJ453913
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Little Green Lies. The Environmental Miseducation of America's Children.
Adler, Jonathan H.
Policy Review, n61 p18-26 Sum 1992
Critiques environmental education in elementary school and secondary school education by reviewing 10 myths that give children an incomplete understanding of environmental issues. Discusses recycling, plastics, garbage, pesticides, acid rain, consumption, overpopulation, air pollution, global warming, and the ozone layer. Offers suggestions to improve environmental education. (JB)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Children, Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Design, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Misconceptions, Natural Resources, Pesticides, Population Education, Recycling, Solid Wastes, Water Pollution
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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