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Posts from the ‘Elementary’ Category

Green Teacher 114, Fall 2017

Our Fall issue includes ten great articles and more than 20 reviews of new wonderful educational resources. Among the highlights, the cover story describes a success story about teaching city and suburban students about nature, and how easy it is to make friends and partnerships while learning. Check out this and other innovative learning strategies in the Fall issue.

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Water Quality Field Trips

As they watch wastewater being treated and test water quality in a stream near their school, high school and college students come to appreciate the importance of water quality

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Tips to Start Off Your School Year

How best to plan for school-wide environmental learning and action throughout the year

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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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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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The Pathway to Stewardship

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

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Invasive Species: You’re Not Welcome Here!

Guide your third through fifth grade students through interactive activities about invasive species

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Finding a Place for Science

Letting place guide standards-based curriculum development for grades three and four

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Riding the Waves of EBE

Integrated environment-based education offers young students lessons in literacy, social studies, and science

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An Intergenerational Care Game

Youngsters re-enact some of life’s essential dramas in a game that builds both knowledge and empathy

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Role-Playing, Inquiry and Food Chains

Integrating drama to encourage elementary students’ engagement in environmental science

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Rolling Stones & Catching Beetles

Adventures in an urban forest aftercare program

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Exploring Learning Stories

Documenting and learning in the environment invites us to reflect on stewardship and global citizenship with our students

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Sensory Tours by Kids

Using wearable cameras to view the environment through the eyes of a child

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