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Green Teacher 38, April-May 1994

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Sowing a school garden: reaping an environmental ethic by Janet Pivnick

A growing tradition by Sean Cosgrove
Children’s gardening programs are an integral part of many urban community gardening projects.

The Panther Patch: A far north K to 6 gardening project by Janice T. Hanscom and Felicia Leipzig

Multicultural gardening by Nicole Thibault
Gardening can lead to investigating how the peoples of the world grow, prepare and celebrate food.

The abundance of nature’s imagination by Karen Krupa
Schoolyard naturalization as an inspiration for the arts

Gardens and children in Japan by Lorisa Mock
Gardens in Japan are an important means of teaching traditions and developing cultural identity.

Rethinking tree planting by Henry Kock
Observing and understanding natural succession is far more valuabel to students than memories of planting lonely seedlings in a schoolyard.

Lord Roberts School Playground by Gary Pennington
From 1984 to 1986 hundreds of children and adults worked together to build a new playground and school garden in Vancouver’s densely populated West End.

How green is your garden by Merryl Hammond
Do you and your students know what effects pesticides have on the environment? Use this quick quiz.

Ecocabins: monitoring our impact by Damian Randle
New accomodation for school groups at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales enables students to estimate the impact of living on the earth for a week.

Healthy Schools: Familiar materials by Linda Cuddy
The materials and equipment we work with everyday are so familiar that we almost never think about them…. Maybe we should.

And as always, over 20 new educational resources are profiled and evaluated in this issue of Green Teacher.

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