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Holding onto the GREEN Zone
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This curriculum helps young people learn about riparian areas--those "GREEN Zones" found ...

This curriculum helps young people learn about riparian areas--those "GREEN Zones" found along the edges of rivers, streams, and lakes. Teachers and youth group leaders will find a variety of resources in the Leader Guide, including background information, a unit-by-unit guide, and safety tips, as well as a curriculum concept map and correlations to national education standards.

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Ecology
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Department of the Interior
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Bureau of Land Management
Public Lands: America's Largest Classroom
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Are you looking for new ways to increase your students' interest and ...

Are you looking for new ways to increase your students' interest and achievement in science, mathematics, and reading? Is student motivation suffering in your classroom? Why not consider taking your teaching outside? Studies have shown that using the environment as a learning tool not only increases student achievement but also helps students develop lifelong learning skills and a greater sense of respect and responsibility.
If this approach sounds intriguing, consider the Hands on the Land program, which gives students an opportunity to learn in America's largest field classroom – Federally owned public lands. BLM's 258 million acres host a growing number of Hands on the Land sites, where education programs have been developed in conjunction with local schools. Learn more about the opportunities provided at each site by clicking on the links on this page.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Department of the Interior
Provider Set:
Bureau of Land Management