Building Partnerships Between Higher Education and Elementary Schools
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
FOR THIRD GRADE CLASSROOMS
EcoTeam is an Environmental Education Program (EE) that uses fundamental ecological concepts and the Learning Cycle model of science education to connect students to the natural world. In the past five years, more than 5,000 children have participated in EcoTeam lessons taught by college students. By inspiring elementary students to explore their relationship with the natural world and preparing college students to become competent and responsible educators, EcoTeam fosters the development of environmental citizens.
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