LEARNING FROM NATURE
Today's educators know that teaching students about the importance
of protecting the environment can help create a new generation of
environmental stewards. Environmental lessons of the past, however,
often focused on appreciating nature rather than understanding it.
In this issue, read how new lessons provide students with the information
they'll need to make informed decisions on important environmental
issues, such as water quality and global warming.
Learning from Nature in the News
Article summaries provided by the NSTA WebNews Digest (Visit
for nationwide news for science educators).
This month’s news stories will provide you with various ideas
on how to help students learn from nature. Visit http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2005-02/news_stories_elementary.htm
to learn more.
from Nature on the Net
In this month's elementary journal, Science and Children,
NSTA members can read "Environmental Journey." The link
to that article is:
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Articles on Learning from Nature
The following NSTA journal articles provide examples of how teachers
are letting their students learn from nature.
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issue are grade appropriate and were chosen for their relevance
to this month's themeLearning from Nature. Click here for
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Whether you've traveled from just across the border in Mexico or
halfway around the world from China, NSTA has something for our
international constituents attending this year's national convention.
For information on the international activities NSTA is offering
in Dallas from March 31 to April 3, visit http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2005-02/intlelem.htm.
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