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Adventure/Environmental Education

A few of the books available on Environmental Education are listed below. Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to search for more books by subject in the UMD Library Catalog.

Active learning

Adventure games

Education--Experimental methods

Experiential learning

Outdoor education



Brannan, Steve A. (2003). Including youth with disabilities in outdoor programs : best practices, outcomes, and resources. Champaign, IL : Sagamore Pub. GV191.635 .I535 2003  and CD-ROM

Creighton, Sarah Hammond. (1998). Greening the ivory tower: improving the environmental track record at universities, colleges, and other institutions. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press. GE310 .C74 1998

Elliot, Stephen N. (2000). Educational assessment and accountability for all students : facilitating the meaningful participation of students with disabilities in district and statewide assessment programs. Madison, WI : Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction. LB3052 .W6 .B36 2000

Gilbertson, Ken. (2006). Outdoor education : methods and strategies. Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics. LB1047 .O985 2006

Henton, Mary. (1996). Adventure in the classroom : using adventure to strengthen learning and build a community of life-long learners. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. LB1027.23 .H46 1996

Leal Filho, Walter. (1997). Lifelong learning and environmental education. Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang. GE70 .L54 1997

National Science Teacher's Association (2001). Dig in! Hands-on soil investigation. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press. S591 .D55 2001

Needham, Bobbe. (1999). Ecology crafts for kids: 50 great ways to make friends with planet earth. New York : Sterling Pub. Co. TMC TT157 .N44 1999

Safoks, Mitchell S. (1996). Into the classroomOutward Bound resources for teachers. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. GV200.56 .S25 1996

Sobel, David. (2004). Place-based education : connecting classrooms & communities. Great Barrington, MA : Orion Society. GE70 .S63 2004

Rogoff, Barbara. (2001). Learning together : children and adults in a school community. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press. LB1027.23 .C63 2001

Rohnke, Karl. (1995). QuickSilver : adventure games, initiative problems, trust activities, and a guide to effective leadership. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. GV362 .R567 1995

Rohnke, Karl. (1996). Funn stuff. Dubuque, IA : Kendall/Hunt. GV1201 .R576 1996 Vol. 1-3

Tolman, Marvin N. (1995). Hands-on earth science activities for grades K-8. West Nyack, N.Y. : Parker Pub. Co. QE40 .T62 1995



Web Links

Classroom Earth: The very best in Environmental Education http://www.classroomearth.org

Educator's Reference Desk : Environmental Education http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/print.cgi/Resources/Subjects/Science/Environmental_Education.html

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse of Lesson Plans http://www.goenc.com

Conservation Education (U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service)   http://fs.usda.gov/conservationeducation

Teachers First http://www.teachersfirst.com/matrix.htm

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Educational Resources http://www.epa.gov/epahome/educational.htm

Water on the Web-background & curricula on water http://wow.nrri.umn.edu/wow/

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