•There were more significant differences from pre
to post test scores for
students in both grade levels from treatment groups than from control groups.•The curriculum is more effective with 7thgrade
students than for 4thgrade
students and it is more effective for large city 7thgraders.
•Community size and gender were NOT major
•Variables that appear
to be most influential in motivating individuals to take responsible environmental
action are "Knowledge about
Wilderness" and "Environmental Sensitivity".
•There was an increase in students' knowledge
about naturally occurring
fires in Wilderness.