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Glanville, Jim; Rau, Eric – Journal of Chemical Education, 1973
The use of the Solvay process to exemplify certain principles in freshman courses can be extended into the areas of chemical economics and environmental pollution. (Author/DF)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Physical Sciences, Pollution
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Johnson, Erik – Rural Sociology, 2006
Histories of the environmental movement have emphasized the importance of a shift in focus from those issues traditionally associated with the movement, such as resource and wildlife protection, towards "new" quality of life issues, such as environmental pollution and its human health effects. Here, time-series data between 1970 and 2000…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Quality of Life, Pollution, Social Change
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Xuehua, Zhang – Chinese Education and Society, 2004
Environmental education should set different objectives for different learning subjects. At the elementary school level, the primary goal is to establish environmental awareness so that students can perceptually appreciate and comprehend how rich and colorful the environment is. In this article, the author discusses a systematic approach that can…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Ecology
Roberts, Megan; Zydney, Janet Mannheimer – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2004
This article describes a project in which eighth graders at East Side Middle School in New York City used an interactive multimedia program called "Pollution Solution" in a science unit on environmental pollution. Students assumed the role of environmental consultants working at fictional corporations which were being investigated for…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Earth Science, Biological Sciences, Environmental Education
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Erakhrumen, Andrew Agbontalor – Educational Research and Reviews, 2007
The problem of environmental pollution has assumed an unprecedented proportion in many parts of the world especially in Nigeria and its Niger-Delta region in particular. This region is bedeviled with this problem perhaps owing to interplay of demographic and socio-economic forces coupled with the various activities that revolve round the…
Descriptors: Pollution, Soil Science, Water Pollution, Developing Nations
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Warner, Keith Douglass – Journal of Rural Studies, 2007
Quality and sustainability are both socially constructed, ambiguous terms, but they have not been heretofore linked in the rural studies literature. The "quality turn" has received particular attention from researchers for its potential to organize linkages among various forces in agrofood systems, providing more income to producers by…
Descriptors: Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Industry, Agriculture
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White, James D.; Carpenter, Jenna P. – PRIMUS, 2008
Louisiana Tech University has an integrated science curriculum for its mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science, biology-research track and secondary mathematics and science education majors. The curriculum focuses on the calculus sequence and introductory labs in biology, physics, and chemistry. In the introductory biology laboratory…
Descriptors: Education Majors, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Safety, Physics
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Khalaf-Kairouz, Layla – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
The Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences at Notre Dame University--Louaize, conscious to the need of experts in the emerging field of sustainability and to the role that an educational institution plays for the service of the community, introduced into the university curricula a major in environmental science. This paper will present the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Science Curriculum, Environmental Education, College Programs
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Zhanbao, Shu – Chinese Education and Society, 2004
Environmental education in middle school natural science courses is based on integrating environmental knowledge into natural science education. Therefore, environmental education objectives should be set as an extension of the objectives for natural science education. However, in order to reach the objectives laid out for environmental education…
Descriptors: Science Education, Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Course Content
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Frye, Northrop – Science, 1981
A literary critic addresses science-oriented readers as an outsider and reviews the division between literature and the sciences. A common meeting point is seen in today's world in such broad concerns as environmental pollution. (MP)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Cultural Interrelationships, History, Language
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Bush, Douglas – American Scholar, 1972
While an aroused public applauds the exposure of civic corruption and environmental pollution, neither the public at large nor officialdom has any concern with the corruption and pollution of language except to contribute to it. (Author)
Descriptors: Language Usage, Linguistics, North American English, Speech Communication
George, Lynn – Times Educational Supplement (London), 1974
Described the efforts of Sietze Leeflang, a Dutch scientific journalist, and his group of young scientists to take a practical stand on environmental pollution by working their small farm in innovative fashion. (RK)
Descriptors: Agricultural Technicians, Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Ecological Factors
Rudd, Robert L. – 1977
This annotated bibliography on environmental toxicology brings together a diverse set of information sources from the physical, social, and natural sciences. These sources include periodical literature, government documents, scientific journals, and teaching materials. The volume is divided into sixteen sections organized into four parts: (1)…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Annotated Bibliographies, Chemistry, Ecology
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Gordon, Stephen P.; Smyth, John; Diehl, Julie – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2008
In this article we describe how the Bush administration has used deceptive techniques and subterfuge to force its ideology upon the American people. We provide examples of similar techniques used to manipulate public opinion and national policy in three broad areas: national defense, science, and education. Our example from national defense…
Descriptors: Educational Research, National Security, Ideology, Educational Change
Pitts, James N., Jr., Ed.; Metcalf, Robert L., Ed. – 1971
The aim of this volume is to help delineate and solve the multitude of environmental problems our technology has created. Representing a diversity of notable approaches to crucial environmental issues, it features eight self-contained chapters by noted scientists. Topics range from broad considerations of air pollution and specific techniques for…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Environmental Influences, Essays, Measurement
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