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Posts tagged ‘environmental’

STEM to STEAM and Citizen Science

If elementary school kids are to become engaged with environmental protection, make it personal

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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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Let’s Talk Fracking

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

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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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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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Secrets to Snagging Great Science Partners

It is easier than you think to build rewarding partnerships for outdoor education

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Fear and Facing the Future

Dr. Kool examines which philosophical outlooks towards the future we should encourage in our youth if they are to overcome fear and fight for a better future.

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Valuing Nature in Environmental Education

Activities for introducing concepts of environmental economics, for grades 5-6.

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Greening the Elementary Education Curriculum One Course at a Time

Tips for incorporating environmental education into elementary teachers college courses.

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Key Terms in Environmental Fields: Establishing a Foundation

An activity that helps high school students correct the misconceptions associated with key terms from environmental science and related fields. The activity engages, identifies and clarifies students’ understanding of basic definitions of these terms.

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