Outdoor Classrooms -- Planning Makes Perfect

by: Sarah Haines

Schoolyard wildlife habitats aren't just for beauty and fun--they are outdoor classrooms where real science learning takes place. Schoolyard habitat projects involve conservation and restoration of wildlife habitat; however the learning doesn't have to stop there--outdoor classrooms can foster many kinds of active learning across the curriculum and provide a creative outlet for meeting national and state standards in several disciplines.

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Elementary SchoolMiddle School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2006Volume 043Issue 08

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