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Lee, David S. – American Biology Teacher, 2012
Our nation's first school of forestry operated in the early 1900s, when states were still being admitted to the union, and the motor car and typewriter had just been introduced to the American public. In the previous century, timber operations had slashed their way through forests with the simple policy of "cut and get out." To farmers,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Forestry, Educational History, Conservation (Environment)
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Maehr, David S.; Widen, Per – American Biology Teacher, 2004
The significance of improving conservation education in the classroom with international guest lectures is presented and a survey on 14 Swedish students and 23 American students is conducted. Such survey evaluates teaching skills and activities like lab exercises, field trips, and promoting personal experiences incorporated therein.
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
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Woodward, Val – American Biology Teacher, 1974
The first part of a two-part article deals with U.S. science as viewed from Indochina in contrast to the nature of science as seen by American scientists. (JR)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Opinions, Science Education, Science History
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Woodward, Val – American Biology Teacher, 1974
The second part of a two-part article contains an attempt to synthesize the viewpoints of United States science as seen (1) from Indochina (2) by American scientists and (3) from the vantage point of history. (JR)
Descriptors: History, Instruction, Opinions, Science Education