Environmental Education

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.
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