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The study aimed to identify the environmental values included in Islamic education textbooks in UAE. The sample consisted of all Islamic Education textbooks from first grade to twelfth grade. To achieve the study goals, a content analysis approach was employed, and the analysis tool was developed and consisted of (72) environmental values distributed into seven domains, and their reliability and integrity were checked. The results showed that the environmental values were repeated (16,919) times, where general health domain ranked first with (3,667) repetitions and a percentage of (21.7%), in second place, the environmental appreciation value was repeated (3,194) with a percentage of (18.9%), then the integrity in using environmental resources with (3,006) repetitions and a percentage of (17.8%), followed by resource conservation and energy rationalization with (2,544) repetitions and a percentage of (15%), then the respecting aesthetic aspects in the environment with (2,098) repetitions and a percentage of (12.4%), and then preserving the environmental balance by (1,269) repetitions with a percentage of (18.9%). While positive participation in environmental issues domain ranked seventh and last with (1,141) repetitions with a percentage of (6.7%). The results indicated that environmental values, in general, were integrated, sequential and continuous through the educational cycles, but irregular and unbalanced.
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