Environmental education starts where science education stops: Let's look at our water
Davis, Julie M. (2001) Environmental education starts where science education stops: Let's look at our water. Educating Young Children.
This paper - based on a conference workshop for early childhood practitioners - illustrates the serious issues facing Australians with regard to water overuse. It proposes that science education is an imperfect vehicle for helping students become wiser and more active water conservationists. Environmental education - with its focus on social critique and action-oriented learning - offers a more likely framework for creating social change that reduces water consumption and protects water supplies and, also, 'makes a difference' with regard to living sustainably.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Science Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 Early Childhood Teachers' Association|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||02 Jun 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:58|
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