The Impact of Environmental Education on The Environmental Behavior of Elementary School Students (Case Study: Students in Tehran)

Document Type : REVIEW PAPER


1 Department of environment, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Environmental Management, Department of Environment, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Environmental Management,Faculty of Environment and Energy ,Science and Research,Islamic Azad university,Tehran,Iran



The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of environmental education on environmental change, environmental behavior of school students and elementary schools. The study conducted in Tehran. It is a cross-sectional study and to achieve the aim of the study a questionnaire consisting of 15 questions printed out. This is based on knowledge, attitudes and environmental behavior of students available to the study and presented to two groups of students; ordinary and green schools (8 schools) which constitute about 100 students from each schools. After checking the students' responses, the results of the analysis, were analyzed using SPSS software with the help of comparison test to two independent groups (T) and test comparing several independent groups (F) examined the research .The result revealed that between the two groups of green school students and ordinary ones, there are no significant difference (P> .05). This means that environmental education on behavior modified schools had little impact.