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Status and Education Programs of Public Children’s Gardens in the United States

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.

 

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3/21/18
With Healing in Mind: How Public Gardens at Colleges and Universities Can Promote Student Mental Health

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.

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12/4/17
Project Botany: Exploring Native Plants of the United States

The goal of this curriculum is to introduce students to the wondrous biodiversity of flora, and the connections between plants and their ecosystems.

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11/20/17
Classroom Investigation Series: Native Plants

Welcome to this classroom investigation unit on native plants on public lands.

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11/20/17
Field Investigations: Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Processes

This volume—Field Investigations: Using Outdoor Environments to Foster Student Learning of Scientific Processes—was developed to help K-12 teachers introduce their students to the methodologies used for scientific field research and guide them through t

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11/6/17
Climate Literacy

To protect fragile ecosystems and to build sustainable communities that are resilient to climate change—including extreme weather and climate events—a climate-literate citizenry is essential.

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10/25/17
Integrated Science and Art Education for Creative Climate change Communication

An interdisciplinary field trip to a remote marine lab joined graduate students from fine arts and natural resource science departments to think creatively about the topic of climate change and science communication.

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10/23/17

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