As If The Earth Matters, Recommitting to Environmental Education

As If The Earth Matters, Recommitting to Environmental Education

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Whether you are a veteran of environmental education or new to taking students outdoors, this book will help you organize positive experiences in Nature for your students, friends, children and colleagues. In these pages you will find ideas designed to arouse your passion for learning and ignite a flame of excitement. By using the activities described here, and adapting them to suit your needs and your local environment, you will discover Naturea€™s intricate beauty and subtle mysteries that usually go unnoticed. You will also gain valuable insight into the limitations of classroom instruction and come to realize that a complete and whole education includes getting outside and experiencing the natural world first hand As If the Earth Matters is a beautiful collection. From role-plays and kinesthetic activities to art, music, and listening adventures, each is described completely enough to be repeated. The authors have authentic, international experience with children (giving) a world-class flavor to the book. Teachers who are designing curricula will love the book. But it will be even more valuable for those planning spring or summer outdoor education experiences, where it is an essential! National Science Teachers Association NSTA Recommends! by Juliana Texley NSTA Web Field Editor The book is incredible - a must for every environmental educator. Nice Job, lota€™s of great activities, nice diversity, good outlines and concepts. a€b I went through it carefully and particularly like the attention to concepts. Lawrence A. Wilson, PhD Ecologist Fernbank Science Center Atlanta, Georgia USAWater Wasters/Water Savers Age Level: any age (6 and up) Skills/Subject Areas: science, energy burner, cooperative ... There are many things we can do in our daily lives, at home, school, and the work place, that allow us to be part of the solution rather than contribute to the problem. ... a leaky tap, etc. The object of the game is for a#39;a#39;Water Saversa#39;a#39; to fill their respective buckets as quickly as possible byanbsp;...

Title:As If The Earth Matters, Recommitting to Environmental Education
Author:Thom Henley , Kenny Peavy
Publisher:First Edition Design Pub. - 2015-02-10


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