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resources on the benefits of nature study and how to create natural habits in and around schools


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    Bird Feeding Station at TVA Grade 7-Grade 10
    Learn how Tualatin Valley Junior Academy students participate in ongoing scientific research by monitoring the bird populations visiting our feeders through a program called BirdSleuth. Many of these students have had their research papers and artwork published...

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    BirdSleuth - Investigating Evidence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Need help with student inquiry? Cornell Lab of Ornithology created this free online BirdSleuth module to help! The module includes lesson plans, journal pages, and online resources that will help your students ask scientific questions, craft and test hypotheses,...

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    BirdSleuth - Most Wanted Birds Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Open your students' eyes to the birds all around them! The Most Wanted Birds kit includes full-color focus cards, interactive computer-based bird ID quizzes, posters, and hands-on activities. Your students will learn how to identify the birds in your...

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    BirdSleuth: Authentic Scientific Inquiry Using Online Wikispaces Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Online collaborative working groups enable students to become more engaged in scientific experimentation. Middle school students in Florida and Oregon teamed up to present and review their bird research projects using a wikispace. Learn how free online...

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    Creating a Butterfly Garden at Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Practical tips on how to create a butterfly garden in a schoolyard habitat, and how to obtain, care for and feed butterflies. A list of online and published resources is included at the end.

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    Dreaming of Being Outside Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article describes how to integrate the schoolyard habitat into your classroom, and curriculum. One important reason to do so is to motivate students who disengage during discussions, or do as little work as possible, yet love to go outdoors.

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    Making Nature Part of the Curriculum - Practical and Spiritual Lessons from God’s Other Book Preschool-Grade 12
    Students can benefit in many ways by spending time with animals and out in nature as a part of their educational experience. Nature speaks of God’s eternal love and care. Chiomenti provides examples of including animals and outdoor education in the classroom,...

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    National Wildlife Nature Resources and Lessons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The National Wildlife Federation offers many free lesson plans, ideas, and tools to help connect children with nature and teach about nature. They also offer a magazine and other items for purchase.