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Environmental & STEM Education: A Natural Connection

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Rick Reynolds

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Transcript of Environmental & STEM Education: A Natural Connection

Environmental Literacy Plan
A Natural Connection
Environmental & STEM Education
Data Collection & Analysis
Campus Learning
Need for

Engage Students
Rigorous standards

Thank You Sponsors
& Contributors!
Columbia Sportswear Trackers Earth
Build sustainable communities
Hood River Middle School
(Source: NAAEE)
Plan by GreenWorks

Courtesy USDA Forest Service
Courtesy SOLVE
Hands-on & project-based learning
Tangible themes incorporate broad STEM topics
High student interest in the environment
Empowerment: Community impact fuels inspiration & sense of achievement

Systems thinking
Physical, living, and human systems
Interconnectedness of people and the environment

Personal & civic responsibility
Investigate, plan & create a
sustainable future

Traci Price, MS & Stephanie Wagner, MS
Mathew Collins, MAT & the rest of the EEAO Board of Directors
References & Resources
Archie, M. (2003). Advancing Education through Environmental Literacy. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Download at: http://repositories.tdl.org/tamug-ir/handle/1969.3/27975

Bell, J., Wilson, J., and Liu, G.. Neighborhood Greenness and 2-year Changes in Body Mass Index of Children and Youth. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2008;35(6):547-553. Download at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19000844

The National Education and Environment Partnership. (2002). Environmental Education and Educational Achievement: Promising Programs and Resources. Washington, DC: National Environmental Education and Training Foundation. Download at: http://www.neefusa.org/pdf/prom-programs.pdf

The National Environmental Education Foundation. (2000, Sep). Environment-Based Education: Creating High Performance Schools and Students. Washington, DC: National Environmental Education Foundation. Abstract at: http://www.neefusa.org/pdf/NEETF8400.pdf

Ritz, Stephen. (2012). A Teacher Growing Green in the South Bronx. TED.com. http://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_ritz_a_teacher_growing_green_in_the_south_bronx.html

Taylor, A. & Kuo, F. Children with Attention Deficits Concentrate Better after Walk in the Park. Journal of Attention Disorders. 2008;12(5):402-409. Abstract at: http://jad.sagepub.com/content/12/5/402

More Research, Case Studies, and Ideas at:
Children & Nature Network: http://www.childrenandnature.org/documents/C118
National Environmental Education Week: http://www.eeweek.org/resources/EE_benefits
Greening STEM: Taking Technology Outdoors: http://www.eeweek.org/pdf/EE_Week_2013_Educator_Toolkit.pdf
Facing the Future: http://www.facingthefuture.org/


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Written by Melissa Dubois, Ph.D. & Rick Reynolds, M.Ed.
Voiceover by Rick Reynolds & Kate Schaeffer
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Joseph Gale Elementary
Environmental Literacy Strands
Courtesy US Forest Service
Erin Yanke and Everyone at KBOO Radio Mike Ingman, Principal, Kennedy High School
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