Hands-on Nature

Jack, Gina
December 2010
New York State Conservationist;Dec2010, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p6
The article presents information on curriculum and activity guides for educators to help the youth appreciate the outdoors. These are from acclaimed resources from educators Project Wildlife in Learning Design (WILD), Project Water Education for Teachers (WET) and Project Learning Tree (PLT). Project WILD's "Growing Up WILD" and PLT's "Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood," offer tools for adults to make children comfortable with nature. Information on how to acquire these resources through a developmental workshop is presented.


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