Urban environmental education: leveraging technology and ecology to engage students in studying the environment

By Barnett, Michael, Vaughn, M.H., Strauss, E., & Cotter, L.

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Publication:
2011
Type:
Article
Journal
International Research in Geographical & Environmental Education
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Volume
20
Issue
3
Pages
199-214
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No
Educational Research
Yes
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In this paper, we describe the outcomes of the first year of an intensive, urban ecology focused, summer program for urban high school youth. Students in our program conduct scientific investigations of their urban ecosystems while exploring potential car