ERIC Number: EJ654426
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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An Interview with Tom Wessels.
Pryor, Patrick K.; Wessels, Tom
Taproot, v13 n3 p10-13 Spr-Sum 2002
Author and environmental educator Tom Wessels discusses how to infer a landscape's history from plants and other clues found on site. Reading the landscape enables people to develop a stronger connection to place. Understanding historic landscape changes is essential to understanding current environmental issues. He also discusses his teaching style and a curriculum based on reading the cultural history of landscapes. (TD)
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Ecology, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Interviews, Middle Schools, Observational Learning, Place Based Education, Plant Identification
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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