Case Study: NatureMapping Takes Kids -- and Technology -- Outside and into Active Learning

Edutopia April, 2005

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Academic Instruction Youth-and-Community
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Ian's work as a scientist began with a contradiction: "The scientists said that you can't find any horny toads here. And I said, 'My dad and I go out and catch them.'" The 13-year-old has now traveled to Idaho and California, where he and three classmates surprised working scientists by describing new discoveries about where the 3-inch-long lizards live and what they eat. "One man said that we presented better than most college students did," says Ian.

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http://www.edutopia.org/naturemapping