Fera Maulidya, Ahmad Mudzakir, Yayan Sanjaya
Abstract: Awareness in environmental ethics among students becomes a complex problem that is trying to be addressed through environmental education in schools. But it is considered difficult given many factors that affect, especially cultural factors. Parental, background, social life, and systems in developing countries such as Indonesia are still lack of concern for the environment. In fact there is occurred in group of fast learner students in middle school, their intelligence is above average, they also gain access to a lot of environmental knowledge, but none in implementation. To capture the phenomena, measured students environmental literacy levels by using the Environmental Literacy Instrument. The result, for all environmental literacy components, students were high in components of environmental knowledge and cognitive skills, but have not been satisfactory for the affective and responsible behavior components. Performed a correlation analysis between the components, demonstrate the behavior is not influenced by the environmental knowledge, but more influenced by his attitude towards the environment.
Keywords: environmental education, environmental literacy, components of environmental literacy, Environmental Literacy Instrument