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2008-10-01 03:00:08

By Moseley, Christine Utley, Juliana ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the environmental teaching efficacy and outcome-expectancy beliefs of elementary preservice teachers.

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2008-09-30 10:35:00

A new generation has come of age since the first celebration of Earth Day in 1970. For this and future generations, environmental awareness is an important and burgeoning point of reference.

2008-09-29 00:00:30

Girls in the Dubuque area can learn more about Girl Scouts during an open registration night from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Westminster Presbyterian Church's Fellowship Hall, 2155 University Ave. The evening is conducted to recruit new girls and leaders, as well as to create new troops.

2008-09-15 18:00:18

By ANN S KIM For David Swardlick, there was no question that environmental practices would be key in choosing the location of a conference he is helping to organize. He insisted on maximizing the use of locally produced foods and minimizing waste that would go into landfills.

2008-09-12 09:00:24

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2008) - The Government of Alberta and Earth Day Canada (EDC) have established a new collaboration to help Albertans take environmental action in their homes.

2008-09-03 03:00:11

By Venkataraman, Bhawani By the time Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962,1 alerting the world to the impacts pesticides had on the natural environment, the seeds of the modern environmental movement had been sown.

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Dimopoulos, Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos, Stefanos; Pantis, John D ABSTRACT: The ability of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos (NMPZ) in Greece to protect an important sea turtle rookery will ultimately depend on the level of local support and involvement that it receives.

2008-08-29 00:00:36

By Brian C Rittmeyer Mena Small pulled at her mother's clothes, dragging her through Animal Friends' Ohio Township facility. With all the dogs, kittens and bunnies, Mena, 4, couldn't get enough. The rambunctious little girl who likes to sing and dance is fighting cancer.

2008-08-27 15:00:43

HINCKLEY - Good Will Home Association has been awarded a $9,804 environmental education grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

2008-08-25 18:00:27

By Jeri Rowe When I see birches bend to left and right I like to think some boy's been swinging them. -- Robert Frost, poet ASHEBORO -- Thank you, Liz Mann .


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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