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Exploring by the Seat of Our Pants

Using technology to connect with scientists all over the world

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“Shoot” down nature-deficit disorder!

“Shoot” down nature-deficit disorder with digital cameras

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Taking Kids to the Community

Lead rewarding outdoor lessons by following these proven patterns of success

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Training Tomorrows’ Green Leaders

Envirothons engage high school students in learning more about natural resources

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Pets and Pedagogy

How a classroom pet can help build community while also providing a curriculum boost

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Around the World: The Invasive Species Challenge

This engaging outdoor activity uses different colored balls to explain the spread of invasive species, while encouraging problem-solving and team-building skills

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Five Tools for Classrooms Without Walls

The top five tools, and matching activities for taking elementary student learning outside – developed by REAL School Gardens

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Fracking: Unlocking the Great Debate

The controversy behind hydraulic fracturing provides fuel for high school students to become critical thinkers

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Yoga in the Classroom

Increase focus, relieve stress, and help improve mental, emotional and physical well-being for yourself and your students

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A Computer Lab Grows in San Francisco

A creative computer lab encourages environmental stewardship while teaching technology skills

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Sustainability with Post-it Notes

A mosaic of rainbow paper squares in a middle school classroom displays ideas rethinking what a sustainable future could look like

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The Kinder-Gardeners

It hasn't been easy getting going but here's a dynamic outdoor kindergarten in a public school smack dab in the middle of the fourth largest city in North America

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Look Up and Listen

Preschool students find peace and serenity in the woods

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Biological Monitoring Programs for K-12 Students

Involving students in environmental monitoring and research

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Stormwater Stewards

Stormwater science lab and field activities for middle and high school students

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Wild Harvesting and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Introduce grade 4-7 students to Indigenous knowledge and local ecosystems by sustainably harvesting wild products

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