Exploring Your Environment

Basic ecological concepts that help youth understand how nature works.

This curriculum teaches basic ecological concepts that help youth understand how nature works and how we affect it and are affected by it. Focus Area: Water conservation, energy use, climate change, recycling, natural resource stewardship and air quality.
Grades: 6th – 8th (Ages 11-13)
Focusing on environmental stewardship and issues such as transportation choices, waste management, composting, recycling, and natural resources, youth will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities that focus on our ecosystems, climate change, life cycles, ecological footprints, and living a sustainable life.

Exploring Your Environment Facilitator’s Guide will provide training, supplemental activities and resources to help the facilitator deliver the Exploring Your Environment curriculum.

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