ERIC Number: ED184735
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
In and Out 101 Activities to Enrich the Learning Experience.
Johnson, Patricia; And Others
Activities developed and used with children and adults participating in the program offerings of the Edwin Gould Outdoor Education Centers are presented. Information describing most activities includes name, description of the activity, objectives, supervision or help required, procedures, time involved, size of area required, materials, suggestions and comments, suggested student level, and observation and evaluation criteria. Projects are grouped under five major categories. Fourteen outdoor academic activities include compass activities, mapping and map symbol practice, snow science, stalking the wild poem, and survival shelters. Seventeen natural history projects range from a scavenger hunt, camouflage, egg carton explorations, and plot studies to sun flecks, water in spring, and web of life. Thirty-three outdoor crafts and projects describe broom-making, city trail making, Coke bottle craft, hobo stoves, igloo construction, bird feeders, leaf prints, totem poles, wind chimes, and other activities. Thirty-one indoor craft projects include burlap weaving, candle dipping, crystal garden, Indian beadwork, milk carton puppets, shrunken head, and pudding paint. Six outdoor games and recreation activities are A-MAZE-ING, I Love New York Marathoners Club, Pirate Treasure Hunt, Predator/Prey Game, Trash Can Scoop Ball, and Winter Games - Snow Snake. (NEC)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Conservation Education, Educational Games, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Games, Handicrafts, Learning Activities, Natural Sciences, Outdoor Education, Programs, Recreational Activities, Science Education
Edwin Gould Outdoor Education Centers, Gage Road, Brewster, NY 10509 ($8.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Gould Foundation for Children, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Edwin Gould Outdoor Education Centers, Brewster, NY.