Retrospective of Twelve Years (1990/2002) of Environmental Education in Portuguese Schools.

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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.
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicationScience and Environmental Education, Towards the integration of Science Education, Experimental Science Activities and Environmental Education.
EditorsWalter Leal Filho
Place of PublicationFrankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien
PublisherPeter Lang - International Academic Publishers
ISBN (Print)978-3-631-55406-7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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NameEnvironmental Education, Communication and Sustainability
PublisherPeter Lang - International Academic Publishers

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