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Sustainable Tomorrow: A Teacher’s Guidebook for Applying Systems Thinking to Environmental Education

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Given the complex social, economic, and environmental concerns of our time, the need for environmental and sustainability education has never been greater. To meet this growing need, many educators the world over are learning how to integrate systems thinking and sustainability education into their teaching of more traditional subject areas such as science, math, social studies, language, and the arts so that our children learn the concepts, understand the principles, develop the habits, and master the skills required to make sense of and thrive in our complex and interdependent world. Such is the aim of this guidebook.

Subject(s):

  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies
  • English/Language Arts

Grade(s):

  • High School (9-12)

Topic(s):

  • Citizenship
  • Ecosystems
  • Human Environment Interactions
  • Natural Resources

NAAEE Guidelines/Strand(s):

  • Strand 1: Questioning, Analysis & Interpretation Skills
  • Strand 2.1: The Earth as a Physical System
  • Strand 2.2: The Living Environment


Resource Type(s):

  • Curriculum

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Sustainable Tomorrow: A Teacher’s Guidebook for Applying Systems Thinking to Environmental Education

Texas Parks & Wildlife
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Organization Type: Parks & Natural Areas

Contact:
Kiki Corry
Project WILD Coordinator
512.389.4369
Kiki.Corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

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