Environmental Alienation of Children in the Early School Age – Reflections on the Passenger Generation

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Patrycja Brudzińska


The presented paper discusses the problem of the quality of contemporary children – natural environment relationship. The text includes results from Polish and foreign studies demonstrating the level of children’s environmental knowledge and increasing tendency to limit the time spent in the natural environment. It also covers the issue of response to this situation, the recognition of the need for designation of new places for children to play as well as enabling nature observation.

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