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Grade 3-5 Activity: Nature Observation

Grade Level: 3-5 Subject: Science Teacher: Nancy Fisher, Sauvie Island Academy Section off squares in an outdoor nature area. These can be a square foot or a few square feet, but not larger than that. Assign each student or pairs of students a section. Have them spend time observing, sketching, and, if possible, photographing what […]

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Discovering Place: A Place-based Education Video Series

urious about place-based education? Check out this free place-based education (PBE) video series, produced by University Outreach at the University of Michigan-Flint. The series was made possible through a $20,000 grant by the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network and support from the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative. Several of the videos feature Oregon’s own Jon Yoder, […]

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5 E.E. Resources / Ideas That You Should Know About

1. Green Living Project Sustainability Film Contest GLP is proud to announce its fall 2012 Student Film Project contest!  Students are encouraged to document and submit their own stories of sustainability.  The contest is open to 6th grade through college level students.  Short films (5 minutes or less) are preferred, documenting any sustainability-related stories.  Download […]

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My Passion

by Bobbie Snead Straub Environmental Learning Center he male osprey swoops down to join his mate on the enormous stick nest in Minto Brown Park.  Sixty yards away, the third graders from a local elementary school gasp and clap in delight.  I’ve taught them about ospreys in their classroom and now they’re getting to see […]

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A Path to Green Careers

At a time when career exposure is vital for teens seeking college admission and future employment, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center offers a unique and exciting program to assist students in achieving their academic and professional goals. The Environmental Science & Technology Practicum exposes students to environmental and clean technology fields via research in our […]

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