Nature in the City: Outdoor projects for urban schools

by: Leah W. Melber

This article provides three, inquiry-based activities that help urban students learn about nature—observing coloration patterns of pigeons, measuring local rainfall and comparing it to other areas, and conducting a biodiversity study by observing a patch of lawn. The projects do not require special materials.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2000Stock # sc00_037_07_18Volume 037Issue 07

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