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Stepping Into Nature 2013June04

Classroom without walls

“Mr. D., that was the best science class I’ve ever had!” The trials and successes of a classroom without walls By Greg Derbyshire he above feedback, made by a grade 8 student, is one of many similar comments made to me by students and parents who recognize and appreciate the opportunities provided by outdoor experiential […]

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Ear to the Ground – Rus Higley

An Interview with Rus Higley 2016 Marine Education Classroom Educator of the Year Rus Higley has worked as Manager at the Marine Science and Technology Center at Highline College since its opening in 2003. He was born in Alaska, but grew up in Des Moines and graduated from Western Washington University with a B.S. in […]

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Ethics and Science

Chymograph by Jim Martin· kymograph (‘wave writer’): a device that produces traces on a piece of smoked paper clamped onto a rotating drum, a mechanically amplified graphical representation of spatial position over time, such as the rise and fall of a worm’s blood vessel as pulses of blood travel through it. Invented by Carl Ludwig […]

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Lakeside Hall and Observatory

10 Tips for Teachers

These tips, developed by The Straub Environmental Learning Center, may be helpful for teachers who are beginning to integrate a service learning component into the classroom: 1. Start small, and find other teachers who are interested in doing a community project. Support and collaboration are critical for success as you begin this work. 2. Use […]

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Restoration and Renewal

Environmental Learning Center: Restoration project heals environment, community and college Written by Shelly Parini, CCC senior executive project manager he Environmental Learning Center at Clackamas Community College (CCC) represents something different to everyone. Some see it as a place to stroll and commune with nature. Some see it as an outdoor learning laboratory. And others […]

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