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Lesson Plans

Re: A&E.N Project Learning Tree

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kate (gresham.10)
Thu, 23 Oct 1997 21:37:09 -0500

I'd suggest reading Jean Gionno's THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES and visiting
some of Learning Trees sponsors clearcuts in the Cascades, Olympics,
Rockies, and elsewhere as a first course.

Ron Hirschi, Information Gravel Road

Also contact the Road Scholars project of THE PREDATOR PROJECT, PO 6151,
Bozeman, Montana 59771.

>I recently visited the link "Project Learning Tree" on the Getty site.
>Its a web site for teachers in k-12 who wish to incorporate environmental
>lessons into their curriculums. It stresses the importance of
>interdisciplinary education through activities based on pre-made lesson
>plans which the teacher would receive by taking part in a free training
>program sponsored in their area. This site mainly discusses the
>possibilities of the program and how teachers can learn to incorporate
>environmental issues into subject matter in the classroom. It gives the
>addresses of local representatives of the program which has a nationwide
>establishment and is backed by the American Forest Foundation and the
>Western Regional Environmental Education Council. I have a sincere interest
>in interdisciplinary education and feel that environmental issues should be
>a major part of school programs. Has anyone on the list ever contacted this
>program or taken the training course? If so I would love to here how it went
>and what you think about this program.