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Djonko-Moore, Cara M.; Leonard, Jacqueline; Holifield, Quintaniay; Bailey, Elsa B.; Almughyirah, Sultan M. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Children living in urban areas often have limited opportunities to experience informal science environments. As a result, some do not have a deep understanding of the environment, natural resources, ecosystems, and the ways human activities affect nature. Purpose: This article examines how experiential science education supported urban…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Experiential Learning, Urban Schools, Knowledge Level
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Galeotti, Stephanie – Journal of Experiential Education, 2015
This research study examined the extent of long-term participation in Girls on the Run (GOTR), an experiential learning program for pre-adolescent girls, and its effect on healthy living and self-esteem. To explore these relationships, an exploratory, mixed-methods study was conducted, which involved open- and closed-ended surveys and interviews.…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Females, Youth Programs, Experiential Learning