ERIC Number: EJ643740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Remystifying the City: Reawakening the Sense of Wonder in Our Own Backyards.
Thresholds in Education, v27 n3-4 p36-40 Aug-Nov 2001
Discusses ways of awakening urban youth to the presence of the natural world in the city and thereby fostering their sense of stewardship toward their own place. Describes activities involving observation and exploration of small bits of ground, connection of these micro-environments to larger environmental processes, reflection exercises, and environmental action. (SV)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Discovery Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Local History, Naturalistic Observation, Outdoor Education, Place Based Education, Urban Education, Urban Environment
Editor, Thresholds in Education, EPF Department, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115; Tel: 815-753-9359 (annual subscription: $20.00).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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