Didactic Materials as Resources for the Promotion of Coastal and Marine Environmental Education

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December 13, 2019 - 1:38pm
Type: Book Chapter
Year of publication: 2019
Authors: Natalia Ghilardi-Lopes, Douglas Pimentel, Laura Kremer, Renato de Almeida, Camila Meireles
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
City: Cham
Pages: 119 - 133
ISBN: 978-3-030-05137-2
ISSN: 2520-1077

Creativity and playfulness are important skills that educators use to promote environmental awareness and changes in beliefs, attitudes, and values. The production of reusable and easily available didactic materials can assist in this process. The purpose of this chapter is to present some teaching and learning didactic materials developed in Brazil for different marine and coastal environmental education activities. We will present some examples of materials produced for interpretive trails, as well as books, guides, folders, radio programs, games, and materials for exhibitions. Also, we will reflect upon the necessity of enhancing the dissemination and sharing of these materials among Brazilian environmental educators as well as their proper evaluation.

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