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Assessing An Environmental Education Program, Gregory Schraw, Lori Olafson, Jeanne A. Klockow Dec 2005

Assessing An Environmental Education Program, Gregory Schraw, Lori Olafson, Jeanne A. Klockow

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We developed a comprehensive assessment plan and tested the curriculum to determine whether hands-on outdoor recreation events promote knowledge, attitudes, and performance among at-risk urban children. Knowledge, attitude, and performance assessments were developed, refined and implemented with a variety of age groups participating within the events. Findings revealed that knowledge, attitudes, and performance increased substantially as a result of participating in the outdoor recreation events.


Discover Mojave Outdoor World ~ Forever Earth, Public Lands Institute Sep 2005

Discover Mojave Outdoor World ~ Forever Earth, Public Lands Institute

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Program goals:

  • Introduce economically disadvantaged urban youth, ages 8-12, to outdoor recreation and education
  • Foster a belief that outdoor recreation plays an important and positive role in the health and fitness of America‚Äôs youth


Forever Earth Program: An Overview, Public Lands Institute Jan 2005

Forever Earth Program: An Overview, Public Lands Institute

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  • Education
  • Scientific studies and research
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Command post activities


Discover Mojave Outdoor World: Open House, Public Lands Institute Jan 2005

Discover Mojave Outdoor World: Open House, Public Lands Institute

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Increase the connection of urban youth to the natural world and our public lands through discovery, recreation, and education.