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Environmental Education: The Development of a Curriculum through "Grass-Roots" Reconstructive Action.
O'Donoghue, R. B.; NcNaught, C. – International Journal of Science Education, 1991
Discusses a two-year action-research investigation of conceptual, evaluation and adoption tensions that led to a revised approach to environmental education and curriculum innovation. The study revealed how external support services and a sustained dialog around the prevailing science curriculum, local environment, and everyday classroom…
Descriptors: Action Research, Community Support, Curriculum Development, Economic Factors
The Interactive Science and Technology Project: The Nuffield Foundation's Launchpad for a European Collaborative.
Quin, Melanie – International Journal of Science Education, 1991
Describes the Nuffield project that served as a resource for science centers across England and as a vehicle for the European Collaborative for Science, Industry, and Technology Exhibitions. Discusses the network of contacts extending from the BBC and British Association to science centers worldwide following the inception of the project by the…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, International Cooperation