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Green Teacher 113, Summer 2017

The Pathway to Stewardship; Partnering with Ski-Hills for Active Learning; Secondary Science Outdoors; Lights, Camera, Action!; Pledging for Change; Eco-Detectives; Plug Kids in to Nature; Natural Colours from Plants; Turn the Key To Be Idle Free; The Future of Evolution; Feeding Plants to Feed the World

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Partnering with Ski-Hills for Active Learning

Developing outdoor classrooms at local ski hills to develop minds and bodies

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Secondary Science Outdoors

How high school science teachers include outdoor activities in their lessons

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Using progressive skits to teach food chains to kids of all ages

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Pledging for Change

High school students modify one personal action to help the environment

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Eco-Detectives

A mystery event that engages youth between 5-12 years old in experiential learning

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Plug Kids in to Nature

Bring nature back to elementary aged children by way of a Forest School

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Natural Colours from Plants

An experiential lesson in practical chemistry, botany and art for Grades 4 to 6

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Turn The Key To Be Idle Free

Implementing No Idle Zones in schools helps the environment and improves student’s health

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The Future of Evolution

A lesson that puts the topic of evolution into the hands of your fourth through eighth grade students

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Feeding Plants to Feed the World

A sequence of activities to teach the nutrient story to middle and high school students

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The Pathway to Stewardship

How to develop a community-wide strategy to nurture environmental stewardship in children and teens

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Have You Watched Our Videos Yet?

After a number of educators shared their videos of innovative learning strategies with us, we posted our first set for anyone to freely view.

You will find within them practical ideas such as using GoogleEarth for an invasive plant survey, or of schools that take students on weekly field trips to enhance their personal development and sustainability more generally. Learn how to prepare waste free lunches and to build comfy bug houses.

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Reminder: Send Us Your Videos!

If  you have developed a short video about an innovative green learning strategy, let us promote it to the world. We would post it on our website and promote it via social media.  Five minutes is an ideal length. Click here to find more information about technical suggestions, how to get started and for more details about what we are looking for. Have questions?   Contact us at info@greenteacher.com.

Green Teacher 112, Winter 2017

Why Learn about Insects?, Snakes Alive!, Green Commuting Challenge, Conservation Animation, Citizenship-building via Marine Debris Surveys, Finding a Place for Science, Introducing Students to Landscape Architecture, Invasive Species: You’re Not Welcome Here!, Taking Action Against Invasive Species, Exploring Antarctica through Art, Becoming an Ecologiser

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Becoming an Ecologiser

Role-play and story-making encourage young people to explore anthropocentrism and earthcentrism

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