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Teaching Change Bioculturally Grounded, Place – Based Environmental Education In Hawaiʻi

Jun 23, 2020 | earth and environment, stem education

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https://doi.org/10.33548/SCIENTIA424

About this episode

With ongoing climate change, land use change, and changing disturbance regimes that negatively impact Earth’s ecosystems, it is critical that educators convey the importance of safeguarding the natural environment to younger generations to prepare them to face current and future environmental challenges. Teaching Change comprises a collection of innovative programs aimed at strengthening the relationship between youth and nature in Hawaiʻi while also inspiring Hawaii’s youth to become the next generation of natural resource scientists and managers. Teaching Change addresses this mission through immersive, place-based, outdoor Field Courses for local students, and Teacher Training Workshops for local teachers.

 

 

 

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