Cadernos de Pesquisa
Print version ISSN 0100-1574
BORTOLOZZI, Arlêude and PEREZ FILHO, Archimedes. Environmental education diagnosis from geography teaching on public schools. Cad. Pesqui. [online]. 2000, n.109, pp. 145-171. ISSN 0100-1574. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-15742000000100007.
The goals of this study are to identify the potencialities avaiable in elementary public schools for the development of an educational process wich includes environmental issues helpping to find its integration with university in order to contribuite raises teaching levels for a better comprehension of regional environmental problems. Research data were collected through questionnaires and interviews with geography teachers analyising theirs activities and perspectives on the environmental crisis and environmental education. The study also offers sugestions for the devellopment of interdisciplinaires programs trying to contibute for the construction of citizenship showing the importance of better comprehension from environmental problems which includes physical, economics, social, political and cultural aspects.
Keywords : EDUCAÇÃO AMBIENTAL; GEOGRAFIA; INTERDISCIPLINARIDADE; CIDADANIA.