ERIC Number: EJ643796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A River Runs through It: A School on the Edge of the Columbia River Estuary Combines Science and Stewardship Right in Its Own Backyard.
Northwest Education, v7 n3 p22-27 Spr 2002
The estuary at the mouth of the Columbia River in Wahkiakum County Washington) provides a natural laboratory for experiential learning. Wahkiakum High School students participate in interdisciplinary projects that have included habitat restoration, a salmon hatchery, stream restoration, tree planting, and recreating the final leg of the Lewis and Clark expedition, which followed the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean. (TD)
Descriptors: Endangered Species, Environmental Education, Estuaries, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Habitats, Hands on Science, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outdoor Education, Relevance (Education), Rivers, Science Education, Secondary Education, Student Projects
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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