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Miami-Dade Junior Coll., FL. – 1972
Subject information, course instructions, and resource materials for a television course, "Man and Environment," are compiled in this student study guide. The interdisciplinary, modular course emphasizes the importance of such concerns as destruction of the environment and the declining quality of life while educating the public about…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach
Soubbotina, Tatyana P. – 2000
This book is designed primarily to help readers broaden their knowledge of global issues, gain insight into their country's situation in a global context, and understand the problems of sustainable development nationally and globally. Because development is a comprehensive process involving economic as well as social and environmental changes, the…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Billings School District 2, MT. – 1971
The purposes of this report, prepared for a school board, are to give a brief statement of the need for environmental education, then to present a summary of the objectives, content, curriculum, financing, management, and history of the program cooperatively developed by a college and school district in Montana. This program in the first five…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Camping, Cognitive Objectives, College School Cooperation
Sproull, Wayne T. – 1972
A concise appraisal of our contemporary status and future prospects with regard to air pollution and its control are offered in this text for concerned laymen. What air pollution is, how it endangers health, the cost of controlling it, what is being done about it now, and what should be done are some of the basic questions considered. Topics cover…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Earth Science, Ecological Factors, Environment
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Ozsoy, Sibel – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine elementary school students' perceptions about environment through their drawings. The study was carried out during the spring semester of 2010-2011 academic year. A total of 429 elementary school students, including 68 fourth grade, 78 fifth grade, 97 sixth grade, 85 seventh grade, 101 eighth grade,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
Keles, Rusen – 1972
Urbanization is sometimes defined as a process of population concentration that requires both growth in the size of cities and multiplication of their numbers. This demographic approach seems to neglect two other important aspects of urbanization: namely, economic and social. The economic dimension consists of structural change in the productive…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Demography, Developing Nations, Ecology
Laurenti, Luigi; Gerhart, John – 1972
Two articles on the urbanization of Kenya are presented in this survey. The first one, "Urbanization Trends and Prospects," by Luigi Laurenti, states that urbanization has only recently been recognized as a problem of some importance in Kenya, and this recognition is far from comprehensive. Consequently, public policy--and especially…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Demography, Developing Nations, Industrialization
Western Curriculum Project on Canada Studies, Edmonton (Alberta). – 1972
Part I of this progress report places emphasis on curriculum development from the standpoint of the teacher-developer. The role is defined and factors such as teacher selection, release time, administrative cooperation, work schedules, assigned work space, and benefits to the school division and to the teacher are discussed. Recommendations deal…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Curriculum Development, Ecology, Environmental Education
Martin, F. H.; And Others – 1973
This multidisciplinary guide, developed for teachers in the secondary schools, stresses the use of Man and Environment in Arkansas. The guide illustrates how teachers in social studies, the arts, English, science, physical education and health, home economics, and mathematics can implement these materials into their present classroom situations. A…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Ecology, Environment, Environmental Education
Western Curriculum Project on Canada Studies, Edmonton (Alberta). – 1971
The overall objective of the curriculum development project is to develop a general high school level interdisciplinary course on environment studies. This potential five to ten month course is outlined as follows: ecology, water pollution, air pollution, noise pollution, population, socioeconomic implications, and resource management. The general…
Descriptors: Biology, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Ecology
Miami-Dade Junior Coll., FL. – 1972
A one-year general education course entitled "Man and Environment" has been developed at Miami-Dade Junior College, Florida. Basic framework for the course was built on the premise that an interdisciplinary, module-structured course represents one of the better approaches to planning environmental education curriculum. Material for the…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Ecology
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Droege, Peter – Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 2006
A vexing modern conundrum is to be solved. The use of oil, gas, and coal is extremely short-lived as a historical phenomenon: a mere blink of an eye at a little more than 1% of total urban history of 10,000 years to-date. Yet current urban civilization is almost entirely based on it. And the fossil-fuel economy poses not only a massive security…
Descriptors: Urban Renewal, Public Health, Sustainable Development, Global Approach
Mukai, Gary; Kim, Pearl; Li, Alan; Chenette, Sara – 1997
This curriculum unit explains that currently Asia has 9 of the world's 14 megacities (a city with a population of 10 million people or more) and that by the year 2015 there will be 27 megacities with 17 of them in Asia. The unit introduces students to several megacities in Asia and uses these cities as examples for understanding the ecological…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
Sytnik, K. M.; And Others – 1985
This document presents a survey of ideas concerning environmental issues and educational efforts to improve the quality of life. Chapter one, "Environmental Education for Understanding and Solving Environmental Problems," includes sections on the relationship between cultural heritage and the environment, and methodologies in…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Ecological Factors, Ecology, Elementary School Science
Howes, Carollee; Krakow, Joanne – 1977
This paper examines the effects of unavoidable pollutants on fetal development in humans. Inevitable pollutants such as radiation, pesticides, gases and lead found in the air, water, and food of our industrialized society are discussed as well as psychological correlates of industrialization and urbanization such as stress, increased noise levels…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Environmental Influences, Lead Poisoning, Perceptual Development
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