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Assessing impact of outdoor experiences

I am volunteering at a local arboretum that frequently hosts middle school age school groups. The program coordinators are interested in assessing if a day long experience at the arboretum changes student perceptions about nature.

Do you know of any brief, easily administered assessment instruments that already have been used? The results would be used for in-house planning, so there is no need for a sophisticated research tool. Any direction that you could give me regarding assessment of behavior/attitude resulting from time in nature would be very helpful!

Thanks so much! -- Herb Broda