A Study on awareness of environmental protection among the secondary school students in Srikakulalam district

  • Subhashini Bada Research Scholar, College of Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, AP, India,
  • R.Siva Prasad Principal IASE, Professor, College of Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, AP, India
  • M.S.R Sharma Professor, MR College of Education, Vizianagaram, AP, India
Keywords: Environment Education; Descriptive survey; Atmosphere; Pollution; Natural resources


The paper presents the study of Environmental protection awareness among the secondary school students of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh. Environmental

Education is an important aspect to create awareness on environmental issues, explore problem solving and to take precautionary measures. The present study is carried out in the secondary schools Srikakulam district where in the parameters such as gender, region (urban of rural area), class (8th class or 9th class) and different school managements. The study is based on descriptive survey approach and in which sample of 120 students are considered. The data is analyzed using statistical methods and interpretation of the data has been done through mean, standard deviation and t-value.


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