Science and environmental education

Science and environmental education

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This book tries to bridge the gap between science and environmental education by describing a set of projects, initiatives and field activities, which aim at raising awareness on the environment and encourage action. Via the descriptions of approaches, methods and projects, it shows how different organisations have been linking science with environmental education, the approaches used and the outcomes achieved. The various case studies guarantee that a special emphasis is given to practice - as opposed to a focus on the theory as has largely been the case in the past. This publication presents inputs from experienced science and environmental educators, drawing heavily from examples from Portugal. It will be a valuable tool for teachers, academics and practitioners as well as to students, who will find useful hints and advice on how to link science and environmental education, bearing in mind different contexts, realities and resources.towards the integration of science education, experimental science activities and environmental education Ulisses Azeiteiro, ... Insects: a€ž. . . much variety . ... We wanted children to actively participate in each step of planning, and we suggested them to work in groups of 3. ... The teachers provided magnifying glasses, tweezers, dichotomous keys and an aquot;arthroscopeaquot;, a tool made out of a paper boxanbsp;...

Title:Science and environmental education
Author:Ulisses Azeiteiro, Fernando Goncalves
Publisher:Peter Lang Pub Inc - 2008


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