Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsParandes, LA, Burris, SH
Corporate AuthorsEdinboro University of Pennsylvania, Department of Geosciences,, Texas Tech University, Department of Agricultural Education and Communications,
Date Published07/2005
PublisherNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsAGRICULTURE , avicide , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Environmental Sciences , fungicide , herbicide , molluscicide , ovicide , Pest , pesticide , Rachel , rodenticide , Silent
AbstractBy simulating a public hearing, this case study requires that students sift through and organize information on pesticide use presented to them from the perspective of different stakeholders. The case asks a fundamental question, Can we do without pesticides?, and gives students an opportunity to explore the ecological, ethical, economic, social, and political issues surrounding that question. Developed for an environmental issues course, the case would be appropriate for any introductory course that addresses human-environment interactions.
NotesCase from the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Audience LevelUndergraduate
Abbreviated Case NamePesticides
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