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K–12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence provides students, parents, caregivers, educators and others a roadmap to achieving environmental literacy by setting expectations for fourth (age 10), eighth (age 14) and twelfth grade (age 18) st
Children who spend more time outdoors are more physically active and have fewer behavioral problems than those who spend less time outdoors.
Earth Day is coming soon. Be prepared to engage visitors, students in higher education, K-12 students, and more!
Go-to Guide for Creating a New Generation of Changemakers Capable of Transitioning Our World to a Sustainable Future:
China is home to an astounding number of species, 31,500, and 12 percent of these species
can be found only in China. The Missouri Botanical Garden, working with an international
The purpose of this study was to examine the status and education programs of public children’s gardens in the United States and evaluate their role as a place to provide nature experiences and learning for children.
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.
At American colleges and universities today, one in two students feels more than average stress, while one in three suffers from a mental illness. Clearly, the mental well-being of students on these campuses is a cause of great concern.
The goal of this curriculum is to introduce students to the wondrous biodiversity of flora, and the connections between plants and their ecosystems.