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Ugulu, Ilker – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Recycling and its applications are growing significantly due to the great potential for solving a range of environmental problems in society. Nevertheless, there are currently very few instruments that can provide valid and reliable data on students' attitudes toward recycling. In this regard, this article focuses on the development and validation…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, High School Students, Recycling, Factor Analysis
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Sellmann, Daniela; Bogner, Franz X. – Environmental Education Research, 2013
Although informal learning environments have been studied extensively, ours is one of the first studies to quantitatively assess the impact of learning in botanical gardens on students' cognitive achievement. We observed a group of 10th graders participating in a one-day educational intervention on climate change implemented in a botanical garden.…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Educational Environment, Climate, Botany
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Kushmerick, Ann; Young, Lindsay; Stein, Susan E. – Environmental Education Research, 2007
Over the past three decades, the environmental justice movement has developed out of growing concern about unequal distribution of environmental harm and unequal access to environmental resources. The mainstream environmental movement has been criticized for failing to address adequately environmental justice issues. Several scholars have claimed…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Content Analysis, Environmental Education, Justice
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Tuncer, Gaye; Ertepinar, Hamide; Tekkaya, Ceren; Sungur, Semra – Environmental Education Research, 2005
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of school type (private and public) and gender on sixth, seventh, eighth and tenth grade students' attitudes toward the environment. A total of 1497 students (n = 765 girls; n = 715 boys; and n = 17 gender not provided) attending public (n = 603) and private schools (n = 892) located in Ankara…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Questionnaires, Early Adolescents
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Banks, Debra L.; Elser,Monica; Saltz, Charlene – Environmental Education Research, 2005
The Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) project includes training elementary and secondary teachers. This training component, Ecology Explorers (EE), prepares teachers in grades 4 through 12 to teach about ecological principles and processes. The EE pedagogy employs scientific inquiry and data collection protocols.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness, Scientific Methodology, Elementary Secondary Education