Get Outside!


Get Outside!

Group of students with teacher at an aquaculture facility.

Taking students outside can be a very powerful way to inspire them to learn about environmental issues and develop the attitudes and skills they need to address them.  Use the resources below to make the outdoors your very own classroom and learning laboratory through place-based environmental education experiences!

Whether you are a formal or non-formal educator, if you are looking to get the most out of an EE field experience the Learning Expedition Toolkit provides guidance for planning an instructive and memorable outing that incorporates best practices of outdoor education. The toolkit is presented in a way that learners can be tasked with much of the planning and take on a leadership role while in the field and on-campus.

Guidelines: Action orientation, Emphasis on skills building, Usability