The Analysis of Environmental Education Related to Science in Primary School between in Korea and Canada

한국과 캐나다의 초등학교 환경교육 관련 과학교육 내용의 비교 분석

  • 김경옥 (인천교육대학교 부속초등학교) ;
  • 정완호 (한국교원대학교)
  • Published : 1998.12.01

Abstract

The main results of this study were as follows :(1) the more objectives for environmental education in science textbooks of Korea were focused on “awareness of the environment”. While the objectives of the Project WILD of Canada were balanced between each objectives. (2) the more environmental skills in science textbooks of Korea were focused on ‘observation’ and ‘description’, while the environmental skills of the Project WILD of Canada for environmental education focused on ‘analysis’ and ‘observation’. The environmental skills for the environmental education in the science textbooks of Korea were concentrated on ‘observation ’ and ‘description’, while the Project WILD of Canada were balanced between each skills for investigating the environment and the environmental problems. (3) the instructional procedures in science textbooks of Korea for the environmental education were very similar between each activities of the science textbooks, while the instructional procedures of the Project WILD of Canada were very different, and these procedures were very useful for educating the environmental behaviors.