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Article: Open-minded Environmental Education in the Science Classroom.
Authors: David P. Burns and Stephen P. Norris
Journal: Paideusis. Vol. 18 (2009), No. 1, pages 35-42.
Published in: 2009
My copy was downloaded in November, 2014. I found it here http://journals.sfu.ca/paideusis/index.php/paideusis/article/view/183. If the link does not work, please contact me and I will try to help you find a copy.