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Reclaiming Spaces

Reclaiming Spaces

Providing opportunities for students of color to explore the outdoors and science careers   Text and photos by Sprinavasa Brown  recall the high school science teacher who doubted my capacity to succeed in advanced biology, the pre-med advisers who pointed my...

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Violence, environmental violence, and pro-environmental action

Violence, environmental violence, and pro-environmental action

Violence, environmental violence, and pro-environmental action Richard Kool Royal Roads University hile there are many tasks on the plate of any educator, there are two that, to me at least, really seem essential and that are often overlooked; these tasks are for the...

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Trees as Storytellers

Trees as Storytellers

he thought of talking trees conjures up images of the fantastical. Tolkien’s ents patrol the forest, Baum’s forest of fighting trees throws apples at Dorothy, and Marvel’s Groot guards the galaxy. Or, perhaps, we think of those who speak for the trees that cannot...

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K-12 Activities

Environmental Education Activities K-12

Environmental Education Activities K-12

Environmental Education Activities K-12 a potpourri of teaching ideas for the classroom   GRADES K-2 Science   Flannel Beach Life Cut out pictures of intertidal animals from calendars or a cheap field guide. Laminate pictures and use stick-on velcro to turn...

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My Favorite EE Activity – Margie B. Klein

By Margie Klein Retired Interpretive Naturalist Now doing environmental ed. and nature interpretation part-time at local public lands sites. She is also a writer and author of many articles in national magazines; co-author of a nation-wide curriculum; recipient of an...

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What Can I Do Monday Morning?

What Can I Do Monday Morning?

  50+ Simple EE Activities Across the K-12 Curriculum   GRADES K-2 SCIENCE Back to the Earth Display food items such as a boiled egg, apple, peanut butter, bread, jelly, strip of bacon, etc.  Pictures can be used.  Ask students to identify the food items you...

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Features on Outstanding Programs

Restoration and Renewal

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...

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Exemplary EE Programs in the Pacific Northwest

Exemplary EE Programs in the Pacific Northwest

Click on the image for an overview of outstanding regional EE programs. Put your program on the map! Recent additions: • Solar panels in Seattle classroom • CREST Farm-to-School Program • Expeditionary Learning in Washington

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Climate Change & Energy

Violence, environmental violence, and pro-environmental action

Violence, environmental violence, and pro-environmental action

Violence, environmental violence, and pro-environmental action Richard Kool Royal Roads University hile there are many tasks on the plate of any educator, there are two that, to me at least, really seem essential and that are often overlooked; these tasks are for the...

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Climate Change

Climate Change

  A Chance to Make a Difference: Tackling Climate Change in a Middle School Classroom by Angela Duke Northwest Expedition Academy Hayden, Idaho n the days of selfies and social media mania, it is often a difficult job getting middle schoolers to look up instead...

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Climate Scientists

Climate Scientists

On a sunny fall day in Oregon students are outdoors learning about the new citizen science observation site in their schoolyard. With a mix of 4th and 5th grade exuberance and the seriousness of adults they are taking on the mission of gathering basic data for a...

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