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Miljöarbete i förskoleklass: Jämförande studie om hur pedagoger integrerar miljöarbete i verksamheten och barnens kännedom om återvinning
Karlstad University, Faculty of Social and Life Sciences.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to investigate what knowledge children in preschool have about recycling, and to examine how teachers work with environmental efforts to increase children's understanding of environment and sustainable development. And if there is differs between the two preschool classes, one of which has a environmental profile. The study is based on qualitative semi-structured interview methods of teachers and children, and observation of the children during a sorting exercise with a number of garbage objects. The result shows that teachers in the environment profiled preschool spend more time per week on work related to environmental and natural issues and worked more thematic. Similarity between this preschool classes is that the use of outdoor education to get into environmental awareness. Children's awareness of recycling and reuse are greater in the preschool class with environmental profile. Outdoor education gives children the opportunity to learn about nature and form their own feeling and opinion about it. Education is important in the knowledge of children in preschool age in environmental issues related to recycling.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 19 p.
Karlstad University Studies, ISSN 1403-8099
Keyword [en]
education, recyclables, sustainable development, teaching
Keyword [sv]
hållbar utveckling, undervisning, utbildning, återvinningsmaterial
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Environmental Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-26175Local ID: LPNT:1OAI: diva2:603065
Subject / course
Teacher Education - Science and Engineering
Life Earth Science
Available from: 2013-04-24 Created: 2013-02-05 Last updated: 2013-04-24Bibliographically approved

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