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eeRESEARCH combines research for environmental education and the movement to connect children and nature. The database includes multiple ways to search for articles, syntheses, and research summaries. 

This project is a partnership with Children & Nature Network and NAAEE. Funded by the Pisces Foundation with support from ee360 and the U.S. Forest Service. Learn more.

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Michaelson, V. ., King, N. ., Janssen, I. ., Lawal, S. ., & Pickett, W. . (2020). Electronic screen technology use and connection to nature in Canadian adolescents: A mixed methods study. Canadian Journal of Public Health.
Cincera, J. ., Simonova, P. ., Kroufek, R. ., & Johnson, B. . (2020). Empowerment in outdoor environmental education: who shapes the programs?. Environmental Education Research, 26, 1690-1706.
Blythe, C. ., & Harré, N. . (2020). Encouraging transformation and action competence: A Theory of Change evaluation of a sustainability leadership program for high school students. The Journal of Environmental Education, 51, 83-96.
Häggström, M. ., & Schmidt, C. . (2020). Enhancing children’s literacy and ecological literacy through critical place-based pedagogy. Environmental Education Research, 26, 1729-1745.
Kolleck, N. ., & Yemini, M. . (2020). Environment-related education topics within global citizenship education scholarship focused on teachers: A natural language processing analysis. The Journal of Environmental Education, 51, 317-331.
Sterbuleac, D. ., & Toma, O. . (2020). Environmental education through a University Eco-Consortium. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19, 62-73.
Duxbury, T. ., Bradshaw, K. ., Khamanga, S. ., Tandlich, R. ., & Srinivas, S. . (2020). Environmental health promotion at a National Science Festival: An experiential-education based approach. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19, 155-170.
Aghayeeabianeh, B. ., & Talebi, M. . (2020). Environmentalism in families. Childhood, 27, 271-277.
Dunst, C. . (2020). Everyday learning opportunities of young children with and without developmental disabilities or delays. International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education, 7, 23-41.
Peters, E. ., Mass, J. ., Hovinga, D. ., Bogerd, N. V. den, & Schuengel, C. . (2020). Experiencing nature to satisfy basic psychological needs in parenting: A quasi-experiment in family shelters. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17.
Beery, T. . (2020). Exploring access to nature play in urban parks: Resilience, sustainability, and early childhood. Sustainability, 12, 1-17.
Inwood, H. J., & Kennedy, A. . (2020). Exploring how University and School Board Partnerships can integrate Professional Development in Environmental and Sustainability Education. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education (CJEE), 23, 68-84.
Nkoana, E. M. (2020). Exploring the effects of an environmental education course on the awareness and perceptions of climate change risks among seventh and eighth grade learners in South Africa. International Research in Geographical & Environmental Education, 29, 7-22.
Snell, T. L., Simmonds, J. G., & Klein, L. M. (2020). Exploring the impact of contact with nature in childhood on adult personality. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 55, 1-9.
Toews, B. ., Wagenfeld, A. ., Stevens, J. ., & Shoemaker, C. . (2020). Feeling at home in nature: A mixed method study of the impact of visitor activities and preferences in a prison visiting room garden. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 59, 223-246.
Skukan, R. ., Borrell, Y. J., Ordás, J. M. R., & Miralles, L. . (2020). Find invasive seaweed: An outdoor game to engage children in science activities that detect marine biological invasion. The Journal of Environmental Education, 51, 335-346.
Glaab, S. ., & Heyne, T. . (2020). Focus wildlife park: Outdoor learning at workstations for primary school children. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19, 141-154.
Tiplady, L. ., & Menter, H. . (2020). Forest School for wellbeing: An environment in which young people can ‘take what they need’. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning.
Cox, M. ., Elen, J. ., & Steegen, A. . (2020). Fostering students geographic systems thinking by enriching causal diagrams with scale. Results of an intervention study. International Research in Geographical & Environmental Education, 29, 112-128.
Molinario, E. ., Lorenzi, C. ., Bartoccioni, F. ., Perucchini, P. ., Bobeth, S. ., Colléony, A. ., … Bonaiuto, M. . (2020). From childhood nature experiences to adult pro-environmental behaviors: An explanatory model of sustainable food consumption. Environmental Education Research, 26, 1137-1163.
Till, E. . (2020). Fused identities: an exploration of primary teachers’ geographical identities. International Research in Geographical & Environmental Education, 29, 74-88.
Chan, C.-S. ., Chan, Y.- hang ., & Fong, T. H. A. (2020). Game-based e-learning for urban tourism education through an online scenario game. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 29, 283-300.
Eugenio-Gozalbo, M. ., Aragón, L. ., & Ortega-Cubero, L. . (2020). Gardens as science learning contexts across educational stages: Learning assessment based on students’ graphic representations. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1-14.
Jia, P. ., Cao, X. ., Yang, H. ., Dai, S. ., He, P. ., Huang, G. ., … Wang, Y. . (2020). Green space access in the neighbourhood and childhood obesity. Obesity Reviews.
Islam, M. Z., Johnson, J. ., & Sly, P. D. (2020). Green space and early childhood development: A systematic review. Reviews on Environmental Health, 35, 189-200.
Luís, S. ., Dias, R. ., & Lima, M. L. (2020). Greener schoolyards, greener futures? Greener schoolyards buffer decreased contact with nature and are linked to connectedness to nature. Frontiers in Psychology, 11.
Flax, L. ., Altes, R. K., Kupers, R. ., & Mons, B. . (2020). Greening schoolyards - An urban resilience perspective. Cities, 106.
Canosa, A. ., Graham, A. ., & Wilson, E. . (2020). Growing up in a tourist destination: developing an environmental sensitivity. Environmental Education Research, 26, 1027-1042.
Nabhan, G. P., Orlando, L. ., Monti, L. S., & Aronson, J. . (2020). Hands-on ecological restoration as a nature-based health intervention: Reciprocal restoration for people and ecosystems. Ecopsychology, 12, 195-202.
Lunda, A. ., & Green, C. . (2020). Harvesting good medicine: Internalizing and crystalizing core cultural values in young children. Ecopsychology, 12.
Mitra, R. ., Moore, S. A., Gillespie, M. ., Faulkner, G. ., Vanderloo, L. M., Chulak-Bozzer, T. ., … Tremblay, M. S. (2020). Healthy movement behaviors in children and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic: Exploring the role of the neighborhood environment. Health and Place, 65.
van der Riet, P. ., Jitsacorn, C. ., & Thursby, P. . (2020). Hospitalized children’s experience of a Fairy Garden in Northern Thailand. Nursing Open, 7, 1081–1092.
Perlman, M. ., Howe, N. ., & Bergeron, C. . (2020). How and why did outdoor play become a central focus of Scottish early learning and care policy. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 23, 46-66.
Soga, M. ., Evans, M. ., Yamanoi, T. ., Fukano, Y. ., Tsuchiya, K. ., Koyanagi, T. ., & Kanai, T. . (2020). How can we mitigate against increasing biophobia among children during the extinction of experience?. Biological Conservation, 242.
Szczytko, R. ., Stevenson, K. ., Peterson, M. ., & Bondell, H. . (2020). How combinations of recreational activities predict connection to nature among youth. The Journal of Environmental Education.
Scholten, N. ., Höttecke, D. ., & Sprenger, S. . (2020). How do geography teachers notice critical incidents during instruction?. International Research in Geographical & Environmental Education, 29, 163-177.
Gharis, L. ., Franzen, R. L., Liddicoat, K. ., & Remington, T. N. (2020). How do Wisconsin environmental educators perceive a potential, professional certification for individual environmental educators?. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19, 44-61.
Eugenio-Gozalbo, M. ., Pérez-López, R. ., & Tójar-Hurtado, J.-C. . (2020). Identifying key issues for university practitioners of garden-based learning in Spain. The Journal of Environmental Education, 51, 246-255.
Miller, Z. D., Lawhon, B. ., Taff, D. ., Schwartz, F. ., & Newman, P. . (2020). Identifying strategies to reduce visitor-generated waste in national parks of the United States: the Zero Landfill Initiative. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 19, 303-316.
Sobko, T. ., Liang, S. ., Cheng, W. H. G., & Tun, H. M. (2020). Impact of outdoor nature-related activities on gut microbiota, fecal serotonin, and perceived stress in preschool children: The Play & Grow randomized controlled trial. Scientific Reports, 10.
Feng, X. ., Flexeder, C. ., Markevych, I. ., Standl, M. ., Heinrich, J. ., Schikowski, T. ., … Astell-Burt, T. . (2020). Impact of residential green space on sleep quality and sufficiency in children and adolescents residing in Australia and Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 1-16.
Moore, S. A., Faulkner, G. ., Rhodes, R. E., Brussoni, M. ., Chulak-Bozzer, T. ., Ferguson, L. J., … Vanderloo, L. M. (2020). Impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on movement and play behaviors of Canadian children and youth: A national survey. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 17, 1-11.
Lin, M. ., & Van Stan, J. T. , II. (2020). Impacts of urban landscapes on students’ academic performance. Landscape and Urban Planning, 201.
Zocher, J. ., & Hougham, R. . (2020). Implementing ecopedagogy as an experiential approach to decolonizing science education. Journal of Experiential Education.
Barrable, A. ., & Booth, D. . (2020). Increasing Nature Connection in Children: A Mini Review of Interventions. Frontiers in Psychology, 11.
Sedawi, W. ., Assaraf, O. B. Z., & Reiss, M. J. (2020). Indigenous children’s connectedness to nature: The potential influence of culture, gender and exposure to a contaminated environment. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 15, 955-989.
Kurth, A. M., Narvaez, D. ., Kohn, R. ., & Bae, A. . (2020). Indigenous nature connection: A 3-week intervention increased ecological attachment. Ecopsychology, 12.
Swank, J. M., Walker, K. L. A., & Shin, S. M. (2020). Indoor nature-based play therapy: Taking the natural world inside the playroom. International Journal of Play Therapy, 29, 155-162.
O’Hare, A. ., Powell, R. B., Stern, M. J., & Bowers, E. P. (2020). Influence of educator’s emotional support behaviors on environmental education student outcomes. Environmental Education Research, 26, 1556-1577.
Dale, R. G., Powell, R. B., Stern, M. J., & Garst, B. A. (2020). Influence of the natural setting on environmental education outcomes. Environmental Education Research, 26, 613-631.