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Posts tagged ‘Environment’

Let’s Talk Fracking

Discussing complex energy issues with young people to foster a more sustainable energy future

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Finding Inspiration for Outdoor Learning

A profile of an award-winning teacher’s strategies for getting all students in her school outdoors more often

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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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Biological Monitoring Programs for K-12 Students

Involving students in environmental monitoring and research

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From Newcomer to Environmental Citizen

Demonstrates one method of incorporating environmental ethics into an English-as-a-second-language classroom, using the teachings of Albert Schweitzer as a vehicle.

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Growing a Just Society: Linking Trade, Human Rights and the Environment

This series of activities and games helps student understand that a healthy environment is a human right, and how global trade and consumer choices affect those rights.

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Moving Toward Sustainability? The Face of Environmental Education in Singapore

The challenges of educating for sustainability in one of the world’s most highly urbanized settings.

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Environmental Writing Projects: Empowering Students, Documenting the Natural World

Writing based on hands-on research teaches environmental science and develops literacy skills for grades 6-12 students.

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India’s Recycling: Challenges and Lessons

Lacking comprehensive state-sponsored recycling ventures, India has recently experienced an outgrowth of programs sponsored by local and international organizations whose mandate is to raise awareness about environmental issues and to promote recycling programs in India. Suhasini Jayakumar’s article explores this recent trend.

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Please Touch

Anita Sanchez argues that environmental educators should not just teach about nature in the abstract, but should encourage students to actually get their hands dirty while learning about the environment. The article provides tips on how to incorporate the “real stuff” of nature into environmental education lessons.

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Drama in Environmental Education

Cross-curricular drama activities that help students explore environmental topics and develop empathy for the natural world. These activities include guided imagery, in-role drama, writing and performing plays, and creating skits or raps. Appropriate for all ages.

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