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Posts from the ‘High School (ages 14-19)’ 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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Observation-Focused Nature Journaling

Tips and lesson ideas that help students notice the unexplored beauty of nature

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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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Rooting Readers in the Literary Garden

How a Literary Garden turned a required high school English class into an exciting opportunity for students to dig literature outdoors

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Where Does Our Food Come From?

A lesson to help grade 3-8 students appreciate the impact our food system has on climate change

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Secondary Science Outdoors

How high school science teachers include outdoor activities in their lessons

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Pledging for Change

High school students modify one personal action to help the environment

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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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Citizenship-building via Marine Debris Surveys

Empowering urban teens to become environmental stewards through socio-ecological mapping and data collection

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Conservation Animation

Creating animated videos with high school students to encourage local conservation

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A Humane-Inspired Approach

Combine humane education and environmental education to encourage students to take action and make real-world connections

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Green Building: Tools for the Future

What you need to plan for if tackling a building project with teens

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Falling Arthropods and Citizen Science

From climate change to natural disasters: how tiny critters invoke joy and reveal environmental secrets

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A Reel-y Authentic Food Truck

High school students experience deep learning while creating a food truck that shows movies

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