Is Everyone Ready to Go Outside?
Think you don’t have enough space for youth to learn STEM? Think again! Staff use a local spring and a simple nature walk to discover and learn about animals that exist in their local area. Guided by what youth hear and see, staff help youth learn the importance of conserving their wetland area. Frontline staff have researched the local wildlife and prepared themselves for an excellent lesson outside.
Research suggests: The availability or existence of stimulating, attractive learning environments can generate the interest that leads to participation.(Learning Science in Informal Environments)