Environmental Education Research Bulletin Issue 3
The following summaries are available in Environmental Education Research Bulletin Issue 3:
- Creating a conservation culture in a public high school through education, modeling, and communication.
- Perceived motives of scientists affect the believability of climate science.
- Community responsibility and environmental awareness motivate Aussie youths.
- Personality traits predict environmental engagement.
- The concept of power influences individual behavior in tackling climate change.
- Assessing learning in the outdoors with the field trip in natural environments (FiNE) framework.
- Sense of Place
- Using the sense of place as a strategy for early childhood teaching.
- Sense of place research informs environmental education.
- Time spent in natural places linked with place identity and environmentally responsible behavior.
- Culture affects children's views of the environment.
- Technology-supported program encounters unexpected hurdles.
- Inquiry-based activities used to teach science.
- Continuous refinement improves curriculum effectiveness.
- Experienced teachers lead by example.
- Video presentation boosts staying time and knowledge in an exhibit.
- Positive emotions linked with scientific literacy.
- Instruction in the nature of science affects students' decision making.
- Interdisciplinary teaching poses challenges.
- Students with different backgrounds reason differently.
- Interactive climate change simulator is an effective learning tool.
- Interpretive programs achieve some goals better than others.
- Writing-to-learn activity helps build ecological literacy.
- Teachers' beliefs tied to student achievement.
- Intensive training in inquiry-based teaching pays off for urban teachers.
- Children's relationships with nature change over time.
- Preschool children's environmental attitudes tend to be self-centered.
- Administrators' attitudes influence their support for environmental education.
- Rangers' and visitors' perceptions are not always in line.
- Academics and fun motivate teachers to attend national park programs.