Greening School Grounds

Greening School Grounds

Creating Habitats for Learning

Book - 2001
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Recently, thousands of North American schools have begun to take a critical look at their grounds and realize the enormous potential for transforming barren expanses of asphalt into a diversity of exciting natural spaces for learning and playing.

This compendium of articles from Green Teacher , North America's leading environmental education magazine, brings together the best strategies for school-ground renewal. Greening School Grounds provides an overview of the school grounds greening movement, complete project plans, and subject integration. From vegetable and butterfly gardens to an amphibian oasis and avian attractors, this comprehensive guide offers a trove of curriculum tie-ins, activities, and plans for educators, parents, and students. Includes extensive resources.

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780865714366
Characteristics: vi, 136 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Grant, Tim
Littlejohn, Gail
Alternative Title: Green teacher (Toronto, Ont.)


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