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Alam, Aftab – Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This paper is an attempt to discuss the role and importance of education in awareness, protection, and conservation of the environment. Education and environment are two sides of the same coin and are complementary to each other. The environment may be promoted by various means and one of the most effective among them is the provision of proper…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Role of Education, Consciousness Raising, Environmental Education
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Yavuz Topaloglu, Melike; Demirhan, Eda; Atabek Yigit, Elif – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Nuclear energy seems to be a promising alternative to meet Turkey's growing energy needs, and governments have been working on it for years. However, public acceptance of nuclear power is an important factor for governments to consider. This study aims to explore public acceptance of nuclear power in Turkey and its relationship with environmental…
Descriptors: Nuclear Energy, Public Opinion, Conservation (Environment), Adults
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Minnich, Brian G. – State Education Standard, 2019
School leaders are feeling conflicted about their school buildings. On the one hand, they want to provide children with safe, secure spaces. On the other, they want to provide open, collaborative, and exceptional 21st century learning environments. By taking a holistic approach, they can have both. It's important to remember that many current…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, School Safety, Educational Environment, Holistic Approach
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Floresca, Jocelyn Alberto – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2019
Introduction: The paper is a result of introducing environmental ecology awareness through an outdoor recreation activity as a Physical Education (PE) course dubbed as the "Nature Walk Program." It was grounded on the principle that the need for environmental protection may not only be the work of practitioners in the pure sciences but…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Natural Resources
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Hanks, R. Daniel; Baldwin, Robert F.; Leonard, Paul B.; Bee, Gillian B.; Claflin, Patrick – Journal of Extension, 2019
Landscape-scale conservation planning performed in a systematic and transparent manner is becoming more common as it is increasingly evident that ecological processes are being affected at large spatial scales. The Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative undertook a 15-state landscape conservation planning project, resulting in a landscape…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Planning, Extension Education, Decision Support Systems
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Gugssa, Mulugeta Awayehu; Aasetre, Jorund; Debele, Meskerem Lechissa – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2021
For the majority of Ethiopian students, textbooks are their first and sometimes the only initial exposure to books and readings. Teachers also heavily depend on textbooks to structure and deliver daily lessons. Guided by the belief in the ability of textbooks to affect pupils' environmental behaviour and attitude, we carried out this content…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbooks, Elementary School Curriculum, Primary Education
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Canbazoglu Bilici, Sedef; Küpeli, Mehmet Ali; Guzey, S. Selcen – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2021
This activity provides opportunities for middle school students to design bio-inspired, eco-friendly vehicles. Twenty-four 8th grade students (12 girls, 12 boys) engaged in the activity which was implemented in four class periods, 40 minutes each, in an elective Environmental Education course. During the activity, students engaged in engineering…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Engineering, Design, Natural Resources
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Roberts, Kean; Kruse, Jerrid – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
As people seek out more naturalistic experiences (e.g. camping, visiting National and State Parks, etc.), it is increasingly important for students to leave our classrooms with an understanding of and relationship to nature. The NGSS exposes students to environmental problems of today and works toward the EPA's description of environmental…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Ecology, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2017
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and the Ministry of Education (MEd), in consultation with regional representatives and public and independent school representatives, created these cross-ministry guidelines to improve information sharing, strengthen practice and joint planning, and promote effective communication among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foster Care, Agency Cooperation, Child Welfare
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Lee, Tammy D.; Dowland, Melissa; Davis, Megan; Brewington, Lauren; Pearce, Lauren – Science and Children, 2020
This article describes how one state museum's mission is to illuminate the natural world and inspire its conservation. Educational specialists from the museum achieve this mission by helping educators across the state use and enhance the natural resources available on their school grounds as a teaching tool. The article shares a lesson that…
Descriptors: Museums, Institutional Mission, Conservation (Environment), Natural Resources
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Adaeze, Chuku Princess – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2021
The Factories Act of 2004, the Employee Compensation Act of 2010, the Minerals Oil Safety Regulation of 1999 and the Harmful Waste Act of 2004 are pieces of legislation that included provisions for the safety, health and welfare of Nigerian workers beyond the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, and the Labour Act of 2004. This…
Descriptors: Occupational Safety and Health, Wastes, Hazardous Materials, Fuels
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Hofman, Karen; Hughes, Karen – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Nature-based tourism experiences have the potential to change the environmental knowledge, attitudes and behavior of visitors; but such experiences may be beyond the physical and/or financial reach of many people. To influence the conservation behavior of populations world-wide, a more accessible yet equally effective strategy is required. Using…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Natural Resources, Documentaries, Behavior Change
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Aikens, Kathleen – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Canada's positioning within global sustainable development commitments has shifted: instead of fulfilling visible leadership positions through international accords, Canada is now perceived as an environmental laggard. Against this larger political context of governmental inaction and environmental injustice, we present the results of a systematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment)
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Gosse, Chandell; Veletsianos, George; Hodson, Jaigris; Houlden, Shandell; Dousay, Tonia A.; Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Hall, Nathan – Learning, Media and Technology, 2021
A growing body of research reveals that some scholars face online harassment and that such harassment leads to a wide variety of adverse impacts. Drawing on data collected from an online survey of 182 scholars, we report on the factors and triggers involved in scholars' experiences of online harassment; the environments where said experiences take…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, College Faculty, Scholarship
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Warner, Laura A.; Diaz, John M. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2021
Purpose: The purpose was to examine whether connectedness to water could improve the predictive power of the Theory of Planned Behavior on outdoor water conservation intentions. Methodology: We adapted the well-established Connectedness to Nature Scale to measure connectedness to water. Using quantitative survey data from 3,596 residents, we used…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Water, Conservation (Environment), Program Development
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