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Eco-Curriculum Review for the title
Your Health and the Environment: A Christian Perspective

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The information here is from our staff's initial examination of the materials.

Short Description:   This study/action guide has thirteen sessions exploring the impact of the environment on human health.
Long Description:   Each session has a biblical anchor, information on a particular health-related issue, action ideas, questions for group discussion, and suggestions for additonal reading.

Topics include: Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Health; Living with High-risk Synthetic Chemicals; Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Food Contamination; Environmental Hazards and Human Reproduction; The Environment and Cancer; Environmental and Social Disruption and Health; Children´s Health and the Environment; Environmental Racism and Health; and Healing Ourselves and the Earth.

Bibliographic & Purchasing Information
Author:   Shantilal P. Bhagat
Publication date:   1998 Website for this resource:   http://www.brethren.org/genbd/health/about
We know of 1 source for purchasing this resource.
Address Environmental Justice Resources
National Council of the Churches of Christ
PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN   46515-0968  
Phone 800-762-0968   219-264-3102 Fax 219-262-0966  
Website www.nccecojustice.org/printedresources.htm E-mail    
Price $7.50 for 1-3 copies; call for discounted price on larger orders  Order # EJ 9780 

Target Audience & Course Sessions
Age levels Preschool    Primary    Jr. High    Sr. High     Adult
Optimum class size The reviewer did not comment - assume 10-20 
Normal number/length of sessions If the curriculum's normal lesson plan is followed, there will be 13 class sessions
Are suggestions included for expanding/contracting the series? Suggestions are given for 4 and 8 session series.  
In the judgement of the reviewer:
 it is not reasonable to plan for a single, self-contained class session from these materials.
 using these materials, a class can be offered that runs for at least two sessions.
Are learners expected to do homework? The reviewer did not describe any homework  
Target audience:
 Interfaith - addressed people of many faiths
 Judeo-Christian - addressed to Jews & Christians
 Christian - addressed explicitly to Christians
 Not explicity faith-based - not much religious content

Materials provided
Materials include:
 Leader's guide
 Student book
 Discussion questions
 Class activities - arts & crafts
 Class activities - group participation 
 Video
 Reading materials
 Presentation or lecture notes
 Prayer or worship resources
The reviewer did not report this information 
Other materials required:none specified
Description of the Leader's Guide:There is no guide, or no description was provided
Description of the Student's Book:There is no guide, or no description was provided


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