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Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for kindergarten

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 3 years ago
Description
Children need to play — especially outdoors. Dire…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 3 years ago
Description
Children need to play — especially outdoors. Direct, unstructured, and creative contact with nature allows children autonomy over their own outdoor experiences. Such experiences help them gain empathy for nature and their local surroundings, and understand their connections to the natural world. Outdoor play doesn’t take away from other learning — it enhances other learning. In the following pages, you’ll find ideas and activities to help connect kindergarten students with the outdoors through play. These activities have been designed to encourage wonder, curiosity, and discussion. They can easily be modified for slightly older children as well.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
earth
nature
connections
natural
outdoors
schoolyard
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
energy
chemistry
snail
tree
art
music
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
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Zinn Education Project-Teaching Resources (by theme)

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 3 years ago
Description
The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 3 years ago
Description
The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. The website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and reading level. The Zinn Education Project is coordinated by two non-profit organizations, Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change.
Subject
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
African American
Art
Music
Asian American
Civil Rights
Democracy
Citizenship
Disability
Economics
Education
Environment
Food
Immigration
Imperialism
Labour
Latino
Laws
Rights
LBGTQ
Math
Media
Native American
Aboriginal
Organizing
Pacific Islanders
Racism
Science
Slavery
Identity
Social Class
Sports
Wars
Peace Groups
Women
Global
World
URLs
https://zinnedproject.org/teaching-materials/
Duration
variable
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 24, 2015