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Paraskeva, João M. – Educational Governance Research, 2017
Echoing Ettore Scola metaphor "Bruti, Sporchi & Cativi", this chapter challenges how hegemonic and specific (or so called) counter hegemonic curriculum platforms -- so connected with Western Eurocentric Modernity -- have been able to colonize the field without any prudency to "fabricate" and impose a classed, raced and…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Theories, Epistemology, Cultural Influences
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Klongyut, Somsak; Singseewo, Adisak; Suksringarm, Paitool – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study aimed to investigate and compare knowledge, attitudes and participating behaviors of students who participated in a training session. A training manual based on the participatory process was used. The sample consisted of 30 grade 5 students and 30 grade 6 students using a voluntary sampling technique. Research instruments included 1) a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Conservation (Environment), Student Attitudes
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Walter, Pierre – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2012
This study examines how cultural codes in environmental adult education can be used to "frame" collective identity, develop counterhegemonic ideologies, and catalyse "educative-activism" within social movements. Three diverse examples are discussed, spanning environmental movements in urban Victoria, British Columbia, Canada,…
Descriptors: Social Action, Adult Education, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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Fremerey, Christian; Bogner, Franz X. – Education Sciences, 2014
Clean drinking water, our most important resource, needs comprehensive protection. Due to its ubiquitous availability, the awareness of the importance of clean drinking water has partially vanished. Therefore, sensitizing within this context and improving individual ecological behavior has become an important issue in science curricula. We…
Descriptors: Water, Ecology, Water Pollution, Grade 9
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2013
This article invites teachers to let their students' imaginations soar as they become part of a team that will design a whole new kind of living technological museum, a facility that celebrates the world of infrastructure. In this activity, a new two-story building will be built, occupying a vacant corner parcel of land, approximately 150…
Descriptors: Museums, Imagination, Building Design, Structural Elements (Construction)
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Wing, Steve – Academe, 2010
Sewage sludge is composed of residuals removed from wastewater that comes from homes, hospitals, and industries. Wastewater-treatment systems are designed to remove pollutants that could contaminate public waterways. Sludge--called "biosolids" by those who produce it, spread it, and regulate it--includes these pollutants as well as…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Investigations, Sanitation, Industry
Maxwell, Lesli A. – Education Week, 2012
David Weiss, the superintendent in Long Beach, N.Y., wrestled with a slew of considerations last week as he weighed when to restart school, nine days after Hurricane Sandy wrecked his community. Just one of seven buildings had most of the essentials: electricity, heat, working fire alarms, sewage, and food. And, with many students and staff…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Responsibility
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1971
The United States Training and Employment Service General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numerical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Cutting Scores, Environmental Technicians
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Murillo, F. Javier; Roman, Marcela – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2011
The purpose of this investigation is to determine the incidence of school infrastructure and resources and its impact on the academic performance of primary education students in Latin America. A 4-level multilevel model was applied to the data of the Second Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (SERCE) conducted by UNESCO, which researched…
Descriptors: Incidence, School Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Latin Americans
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Driscoll, Jerry A. – Science Teacher, 1975
Describes a demonstration for elementary school children which shows how sewage removes oxygen from water, killing life forms. (BR)
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Educational), Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
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Surrarrer, T. C. – American Biology Teacher, 1972
Describes the establishment and maintenance of a model ecosystem, utilizing sewage effluent, that can be readily established in classrooms. (AL)
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Ecology, Environmental Education
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology Teacher, 2007
Teachers do not have to go very far to teach their students about technology education. There are examples right there in the home to keep them and their students quite busy. Many everyday products contain wonderfully fascinating stories and histories of development and invention to keep students totally intrigued. In this article, the author…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Student Research, Development, Construction Materials
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Katsioloudis, Petros J. – Technology Teacher, 2010
The marine transport sector contributes significantly to air and water pollution, particularly in coastal areas. In the oceans, the threat to marine life comes in various forms, such as overexploitation and harvesting, dumping of waste, pollution, alien species, land reclamation, dredging, and global climate change. A congressional research report…
Descriptors: Wastes, Sanitation, Environmental Education, Water Pollution
Mutungwe, Edlight; Tsvere, Maria; Dondo, Beauty; Munikwa, Simbarashe – Online Submission, 2011
Waste management is a major challenge facing urban councils in Zimbabwe and Chinhoyi Municipality is no exception. Lack of resources and technical and administrative know-how is hindering proper waste management. Raw sewage and industrial waste flow into streams and rivers and uncollected rubbish bins and strewn litter is a common feature in the…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Secondary Schools, Elementary Schools, Wastes
Sanders, M. C. – South Australian Science Teachers Journal, 1972
Summarizes the nature of detergents and the effects they cause in water and sewage treatment plants. Particular reference is given to the Australian situation. (AL)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Environmental Influences, Pollution, Resource Materials
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