International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 9, Part D (2016)
A comparative study of environmental awareness of boys and girls of secondary and higher secondary schools
Dr. Sarita, Rajni Dahiya and Kusumlata
Environment means all those external forces, effects and situations which affect life, behaviour, aptitude, development and maturation of an organism. (Duglus and Holland). Environmental awareness means to help social groups and individuals to acquire an awareness of and sensitivity to the total environment and its allied problems. The study attempted to find out the environmental awareness of secondary and higher secondary school students. This was an empirical research with a sample of 200 senior secondary and higher secondary school students selected randomly from Gurgaon and Rewari district of Haryana. The study was conducted through normative survey method and environmental awareness aptitude measure test by Dr. Parveekumarjha (1998) was used for the collection of data. The major findings of the study are: 1) There is no significant difference between environment awareness of secondary level boys and girls. 2) There is significant difference between Environmental Awareness of secondary level boys and girls. 3) There is no significant difference between the Environmental Awareness of higher secondary level and secondary level boys. 4) There is significant difference between the Environmental Awareness of girls at secondary level and higher secondary level.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sarita, Rajni Dahiya, Kusumlata. A comparative study of environmental awareness of boys and girls of secondary and higher secondary schools. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(9):247-251.