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Lesson Plans

A collection of lesson plans that have been utilized at various Northern Virginia area schools can be found here. The information includes contacts for each lesson plan developed.

Grade appropriate lesson plans as suggested by the National Environtmental Education Week

School Yard Enhancements

A collection of local school yard enhancement descriptions including location and contact information can be found here.

Reading List

This is a list of books for adults interested in connecting children with nature.

This link through National Environmental Education Week is a list of grade appropriate books to engage students in learning about the natural world.

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"An environment-based education movement--at all levels of education--will help students realize that school isn't supposed to be a polite form of incarceration, but a portal to the wider world."
— Richard Louv

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