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Environmental Literacy Through Relationships: Connecting Biomes and Society in a Sustainable City

by: Kimberly Haverkos and Nazan Bautista

In this article, the authors share a project developed and implemented in an eighth-grade science classroom in which students apply what they have learned about biomes to create sustainable cities. This project promotes environmental literacy through helping students understand the interrelated elements of sustainable environmental systems and how our community, economy, and the environment are connected and mutually dependent.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2011Stock # ss11_035_02_63Volume 035Issue 02

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