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Environmental Education as a Beginning, a Half and an End to Universities Activities in Sciences Department of FFP/UERJ

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Author(s): Douglas de Souza Pimentel | Maria Cristina Ferreira dos Santos | Ana Angélica Monteiro de Barros

Journal: Educação : Teoria e Prática
ISSN 1517-9869

Volume: 10;
Issue: 18; 19;
Start page: 61;
Date: 2002;
Original page

Keywords: environmental education | university activities | community.

ABSTRACT
The activities developed at the three University main themes, Graduation-Research-Extension related to Environmental Education in Rio de Janeiro by the Department of Sciences of Faculty for Teachers´ Formation (FFP) of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) include: (i) environmental recovery of degraded area around FFP campus in São Gonçalo; (ii) integrated teaching of Ecology, Botany and Zoology and activities of extension in the Desengano State Park in Santa Maria Madalena; (iii) research projects in the Serra da Tiririca State Park in Niterói. This paper focus on how these activites that initiated from different perspectives are based on Environmental Education as an unifying and enriching line of action of professors, students and local communities.
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