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Posts tagged ‘nature’

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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The Pathway to Stewardship

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

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Becoming an Ecologiser

Role-play and story-making encourage young people to explore anthropocentrism and earthcentrism

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Discoveries in Nature Boxes

A place-based education program that could bring hands-on discovery into K-5 classrooms in your community

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From Blackberry Patches to Blacktop

The importance of bringing nature – and children’s connection to it – back to life

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EcoCarols : A Creative Approach to Reinvention

Give new life to an old tune, by reworking the words to tell a story about our human relationship to nature and the Earth

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Why a Nature Kindergarten?

No matter where or for how long, young children stand to benefit from spending extended time outdoors.

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Look Up and Listen

Preschool students find peace and serenity in the woods

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New Country, New Home, New Nature

Welcoming immigrants through an intercultural outdoor recreation. By Adrienne Blattel.
An excerpt from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.

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Connecting With Bugs

Use children's natural curiosity about insects to ignite a passion for science and the natural world. By John Guyton and Lois Connington.
Read the full article from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.

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Climbing Trees

Examining the benefits and what is needed in order to establish a climbing program
READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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When Nature Speaks

Using role-play and dramatic activities to encourage feelings of environmental connectedness in children.
READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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The Nature-Study Movement

Revisiting this historic movement reinforces the need to encourage all young children integrate art and science when engaging with the natural world
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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Green School in Bali

Recently voted the Greenest School on Earth by the US Green Building Council, this article describes the school and some of the projects underway.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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Coconutty Classes

A profile of a 3 week thematic unit for grades 6-8 that focuses on a tropical fruit that masquerades as a nut.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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