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dc.contributor.advisor Kusnick, Judi en
dc.contributor.author Lyons, Suzanne en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-27T21:45:49Z en
dc.date.available 2010-09-27T21:45:49Z en
dc.date.issued 2010-09-27 en
dc.date.submitted 2010-05-11 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.9/722 en
dc.description Project (M.A., Special Major (Integrated Earth Science)) -- California State University, Sacramento, 2010. en
dc.description.abstract This study addresses problems of inequity in education and global environmental destruction by arguing for a holistic approach to Earth science education in the public secondary schools. The case is made on the basis of educational theory; educational research on Waldorf and Holistic schools; and the observations of students and teachers by the author of this study. Theoretical arguments for holistic Earth science center on the assertion that such an approach would reduce cultural alienation in science classes and allow students to link knowledge of the environment with a feeling of caring for it. The study reaches the conclusion that the practice of holistic Earth science is in its infancy but could be expanded easily by adapting existing resources. en
dc.description.sponsorship Special Major (Integrated Earth Science) en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Equity en
dc.subject Sustainability en
dc.subject Self-actualization en
dc.title Toward a holistic approach to earth science education en
dc.type Project en


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