Creating an environment to educate about the environment
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EE Materials: Guidelines for Excellence
Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence Summary
#1 Fairness and Accuracy: EE materials should be fair and accurate in describing environmental problems, issues, and conditions, and in reflecting the diversity of perspectives on them.
#2 Depth: EE materials should foster awareness of the natural and build environment, an understanding of environmental concepts, conditions, and issues, and an awareness of the feelings, values, attitudes, and perceptions at the heart of environmental issues, as appropriate for different developmental levels.
#3 Emphasis on skills building: EE materials should build lifelong skills that enable learners to prevent and address environmental issues.
and creative thinking
Action orientation: EE materials should promote civic responsibility,
encouraging learners to use their knowledge, personal skills, and assessments
of environmental issues as a basis for environmental
problem solving and action.
of personal stake and responsibility
6.1 Clarity and
logic 6.2 Easy to use
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency