Environmental Attitude: A Study Among Middle School Students

  • EM Jeena Research Scholar, Department of Education, MS University, Tirunelveli
  • A Veliappan Assistant Professor, Department of Education, MS University, Tirunelveli
Keywords: Environment, Environmental Attitude Scale, Middle School Students

Abstract

This research was conducted to investigate the Environmental Attitude among Middle School Students. 100eighth grade students were the sample of study and they were selected through stratified random sampling method from the schools of Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu state. For collecting data, a self prepared tool of Environmental Attitude Scale (EAS) was used by researcher, and then analysis of data was done by t-test. The study reveals that 27% middle school students have high level of environmental attitude, 50% of students possess average level of environmental attitude and 23% possess low level of environmental attitude. There is no significant difference in environmental attitude among middle school students with respect to gender and type of management. There is significant difference in environmental attitude among middle school students with respect to locale of the institution and students’ residence. 

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2016-12-29
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Jeena, E., & Veliappan, A. (2016). Environmental Attitude: A Study Among Middle School Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 5(1), 43-47. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2731
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