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Bahar, Fatma; Sahin, Elvan – Science Education International, 2017
Science education has changed in recent decades with respect to key issues faced in this century. These issues such as renewable energy, waste management, air quality, and biodiversity require dealing with the transition toward a sustainable future. Thus, to contribute to the reconceptualization of science education in a developing country, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Erdogan, Mehmet; Kostova, Zdravka; Marcinkowski, Thomas – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to analyze the extent to which science education objectives in elementary schools addressed to the six basic components of environmental literacy (EL), and how this attention differed from Bulgaria to Turkey. The main method in the study involved comparative content analysis of these objectives. The courses sampled…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Newhouse, Nancy – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Discussed are the determinants of environmentally responsible behavior, the attitude-behavior discrepancy problem, how environmental attitudes are formed and changed, and the effects of individual differences on appropriateness of educational techniques. (CW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Behavior Change, Change Strategies
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Labbe, Colleen P.; Fortner, Rosanne W. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Describes a study aimed at determining if 'E/The Environmental Magazine' has met two goals: (1) its subscribers' need for environmental information and (2) its publishers' goal of inspiring environmentally responsible behavior. Results indicate that the level of the magazine's influence varied according to the reader's behavior category.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Internet, Periodicals
Yambert, Paul A.; And Others – 1985
This document contains a set of 10 activities that teachers may use with students (ages 10 to adult) to enhance environmental knowledge and environmentally responsible behavior. Sample worksheets are included when applicable. The activities focus on: renewable and nonrenewable resources; recycling; population growth; wildlife; recycling in a…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Decision Making, Ecology, Environmental Education
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Borden, Richard J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1985
Compared attitudes of individuals who engage in such environmentally responsible activities as recycling, energy conservation, or consumer boycotting. Results show that personal commitment to environmentally corrective behaviors is importantly determined by the person's evaluative response to widely publicized environmental topics. Theoretical and…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Beliefs, Conservation (Environment), Ecology
MacEachern, Diane – 1990
People, corporations and government are all responsible for the state of the environment and for their contributions to its care. By making small but substantial decisions about the things that are done, the goods that are bought, and the laws that are passed everyone can help to ensure a world that's fit for the future. If government and…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Ecological Factors