ABSTRACT

INTERVIEWS Interviewing is extremely valuable for helping young children to understand that different people can have very different ideas about the same environment or issue. It is a basic technique for any community environmental research project. It may not, however, seem to many readers to be a particularly appropriate technique for children. Young children are commonly intimidated by the idea of interviewing adults, and many adults, particularly in certain cultures, find the idea of a child interviewing them strange. A successful interview, however, can dramatically change an adult's opinion of