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Noguchi, Fumiko; Guevara, Jose Roberto; Yorozu, Rika – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This handbook identifies principles and policy mechanisms to advance community-based learning for sustainable development based on the commitments endorsed by the participants of the "Kominkan-CLC International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development," which took place in Okayama City, Japan, in October 2014. To inform…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development, Community Education, Guides
ACPA College Student Educators International, 2011
The American College Personnel Association's (ACPA's) Sustainability Task Force partnered with the Commission on Assessment and Evaluation with the goal of creating assessment tools to help ACPA members effectively measure student learning around sustainability. Towards these ends, Kimberly Yousey-Elsener (StudentVoice), Diana Richter Keith…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Evaluation, Conservation (Environment), Guides
North American Association for Environmental Education, 2005
Excellence in Environmental Education--Guidelines for Learning (Pre K?12) (NAAEE, 2004) offers a vision of environmental education and promotes progress toward sustaining a healthy environment and quality of life. The Guidelines provide students, parents, educators, home schoolers, administrators, policy makers, and the public a set of common,…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Quality of Life, Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Online Submission, 2005
Helping children do well in school prepares them for a successful future, both in school and in life. This is one of a series of handbooks that Alberta Education developed, in the Curriculum Handbook for Parents series, to help parents understand what children will learn in the classroom, as well as the education goals set for the school year.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 1, Kindergarten, Elementary School Curriculum
North American Association for Environmental Education, 2004
Excellence in Environmental Education--Guidelines for Learning (Pre K-12) is part of a continuing series of documents published by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) as part of the National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education. The Project is committed to synthesizing the best thinking about…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Guidelines
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Santos, Elvira Santos; Gavilan Garcia, Irma Cruz; Lejarazo Gomez, Eva Florencia – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
A comprehensive program in the field of green chemistry, which concentrates on processing and managing of wastes produced during laboratory experiments, is presented. The primary aim of the program is to instill a sense of responsibility and a concern for the environment through organic chemistry education.
Descriptors: Laboratory Experiments, Organic Chemistry, Sanitation, Environmental Education
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Oliveira, Luiz C.A.; A. Rios, Rachel V.R.; Fabris, Jose D.; Lago, Rachel M.; Sapag, Karim – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
An exciting laboratory environment is activated by the preparation and novel use of magnetic materials to decontaminate water through adsorption and magnetic removal of metals and organics. This uncomplicated technique is also adaptable to the possible application of adsorbents to numerous other environmental substances.
Descriptors: Laboratory Experiments, Water Quality, Environmental Education, Magnets
KUED, Salt Lake City, UT. – 1997
This guide is part of a campaign to encourage individuals to adopt an environmentally friendly lifestyle. All available information, tools, and resources are provided to help individuals, neighborhoods, and communities live in a cleaner, healthier environment. Resources from both local and national levels include titles of organizations, brief…
Descriptors: Community Development, Conservation Education, Earth Science, Ecology
Mayer, Victor J., Ed.; Fortner, Rosanne W., Ed. – 1995
Earth Systems Education (ESE) is an effort to establish within U.S. schools more effective programs designed to increase public understanding of the Earth System that surrounds and sustains us all. ESE focuses on establishing an understanding of the processes that operate within our environment and uses the science thinking and problem-solving…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
Moll, Gary; Young, Stanley – 1992
This step-by-step guide, developed by the Global ReLeaf organization, presents tree-planting advice and simple steps to organizing a successful community tree-planting and tree-care program. The text is divided into three parts. Part 1 introduces trees and discusses the role they play as components of the living urban environment. Distinctions are…
Descriptors: Activities, Climate, Community Action, Community Involvement
Zero Population Growth, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1994
This booklet contains information on K-12 resources for population education. Each of 91 entries contains standard bibliographic information, prices, International Standard Book Numbers, appropriate grade levels, and a short description of the product. Resource areas include: (1) books on population; (2) books on the environment; (3) books geared…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Environment, Environmental Education
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1991
Materials for the fifth year of the Wisconsin Families in Education program are included in this document. These materials are intended to help schools to organize more parent and community involvement programs. The material is organized into five packets. The first packet, the introductory packet, contains a discussion of the themes for the year,…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Knaus, Andy; And Others – 1989
The purpose of this booklet is to provide citizens with information about household waste and to indicate how they can contribute to its reduction. Information indicates how each individual can reduce waste by adopting new habits, making informed choices, and becoming involved in community action. Discussed are: (1) specific issues of general and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Hazardous Materials, Legislation
Knaus, Andy; And Others – 1988
The purpose of this booklet is to provide an introduction to the many complex issues of waste management in the United States. It is designed to raise public awareness of the serious impact of current waste generation and disposal practices and to promote alternatives. It encourages citizens to involve themselves in decisions about the way waste…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Hazardous Materials, Legislation
Assaff, Edith – 1984
Many consumers do not see a strong connection between our lifestyles and buying decisions, and the amount of hazardous wastes generated in the United States. This guide was developed to be used by educators and citizens concerned with the role of consumers in the generation of hazardous wastes. It examines several products in terms of their…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Consumer Education, Decision Making, Ecological Factors
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