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Green Teacher 109, Spring 2016

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The Importance of Children’s Risky Play by Morgan Yates and Mariana Brussoni

“As safe as necessary” versus “as safe as possible”: what the research tells us

Learning to be Gentle Giants by Jane Powell

Inspiring nature-focussed values and habits in young children

Undercover Litter Picker by Ann Palmer

Transitioning from anthropocentrism to Earth-centrism by way of a humorous photo contest

Discoveries in Nature Boxes by Megan Woolard Arredondo

A place-based education program that could bring hands-on discovery into K-5 classrooms in your community

Citizen Science: Collecting Real-Life Data by Cathy Scott (free article)

Tips for conducting citizen science projects with K-12 students 

Uncaging Imagination with Guerilla Geography by Thomas Larsen and Lisa Tabor

An innovative way to creatively transform learners of all ages into curious explorers 

Best Practices for School Gardens by Mary Dudley

Giving you the tools to overcome the challenges and be successful 

Integrated, Social Justice Learning for Those At-Risk by Natalie Zayas Delgado

An integrated unit on marine debris makes learning relevant and real for 12-18 year-olds

How-To Float a Classroom by Dayna McRoberts and Jen Guimaraes

Use sailing to teach water ecology and environmental stewardship 

Natural Chemistry – Outdoors! by Alexander Engl and Björn Risch (free article)

Use florescence and sunscreen to teach chemistry to high school students while immersed in the outdoors