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Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1983
This report discusses the development and implementation of programs in Asia and the Pacific which focus on "Science for All." The major objective of "Science for All" is to provide everyone in these areas with the scientific competencies, knowledge, and skills appropriate to their immediate needs to help eradicate poverty,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1983
This three-part book focuses on the condition of science and technology (ST) education worldwide by discussing ways in which it can contribute to social, economic, and cultural developments. Part 1 examines ways in which ST can affect national development, beginning with a consideration of the impact of ST on the individual, the community, and on…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends
Connect, 1983
Launched by Unesco in cooperation with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in 1975, the International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP) will enter its fourth phase during 1984-85. Anticipated IEEP activities are described in this newsletter. They include exchange of information and experimental data, promotion of research and…
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Gustafson, John A., Ed.; And Others – 1983
These conference proceedings on policies and practices for environmental futures are organized in four main sections: plenary sessions; interest-group sessions; resolutions; and recommendations. Among the topic areas addressed during plenary sessions are environmental education (EE) for the 1980s, a television correspondent's perspective of the…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Vocational Education. – 1983
In 1981-82 a questionnaire was sent to member countries of UNESCO by the International Environmental Education Programme (IEEP) to determine current needs, priorities, and major trends in environmental education. Of particular interest to the IEEP were developments since the 1977 Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education held in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach
Cahill, Bruce, Ed. – Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific, 1984
This bulletin presents reports on science and technology education in the countries of the Asia and Pacific region. The first section is composed of an introduction which defines science and technology and how it is dealt with both within and outside the formal education system. It also summarizes the highlights of science and technology education…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wilson, Terry; Martin, Joan – 1991
This report presents a model of collaborative effort that established a network of 15 university-based and 2 non-university based Centers for Environmental Education (CEE) in the Tennessee River watershed region. The report begins by establishing definitions for a Center for Environmental Education and a network system, both of which are…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Education Service Centers, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education