Environmental Education activities can be described as those which:
- develop learning opportunities that are concerned with understanding the health and welfare of the environment and the world we live in;
- are designed to teach the learner scientific and ecological principles;
- have a multi-disciplinary approach of integrating subject specific competencies;
- lead cross-curricular investigations involving and technology, mathematics, ecology, geography, language arts, social studies, and creative arts;
- build the knowledge base of conservation and preservation ethics (including the earth, environment, humans and other life);
- develop greater understanding of the major ecological systems and ecological concepts such as cycles, diversity, habitats, adaptation, food-chains, inter-relationships, etc;
- promote responsible environmental citizenship and community action.