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Chipman, Elizabeth; Brody, Michael – Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Reports a survey of practicing biology teachers in the State of Maine and their use of conservation magazines, in particular, "Maine Fish and Wildlife Magazine," in their classrooms. Results indicate that 30% of the responding teachers use conservation magazines. Common uses include reporting research, discussing ethical issues, and…
Descriptors: Biology, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, High Schools
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Brody, Michael J.; Koch, Helmut – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Described is a study in which scientific research on the Gulf of Maine was used as a framework for establishing the extent of Maine students' knowledge about the nature and management of marine systems. Methodology, frameworks, data analysis, comparisons with other standardized tests, and results are presented. (CW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Barrow, Lloyd H.; Morrisey, J. Thomas – Journal of Environmental Education, 1987
Reports on a study to compare the energy attitudes of ninth-grade students by gender and by their geographical location. Results indicated that students in Maine had more positive attitudes than those in New Brunswick, that females in both locations had more positive attitudes than males, but that, overall, all had nonpositive attitudes. (TW)
Descriptors: Ecological Factors, Energy Conservation, Energy Education, Environmental Education
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Peters, Richard O. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1971
Community resource sites in Maine were utilized by junior high school students participating in Operation EPIC, an ESEA Title III experimental program in curriculum. The program attempts to develop student awareness and appreciation of the urban complex: social, cultural, industrial, and recreational phenomena. Systematic evaluation of the field…
Descriptors: Community Resources, Educational Programs, Environmental Education, Facilities
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Bennett, Dean B. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1982
Describes goal/objectives, course content/materials, context/users/beneficiaries, and transferability of the Maine Studies Curriculum, a state-validated demonstration project taught as part of the regular school curriculum. Also describes project evaluation (pilot testing, interpretability of measures, credibility of evidence, evidence of impact…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Objectives