Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Immersive Haikus

Submitted by: Ben Dewar Grade level: elementary,middle-years,secondary,post-secondary Core Competencies: creative-thinking,communication,positive-personal-and-cultural-identity Subject Disciplines: english,fine-arts,language-arts,outdoor-education,health-education,biology Outdoor Immersive Haikus The objective of this lesson is to introduce poetry and descriptive writing techniques via authentic sensory experiences outdoors. The duration of the lesson should take approximately 40 minutes Materials for each student: – Notebook, pencil, appropriate clothing for the …

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The Ultimate at-home Camp-Out

The Ultimate at-Home ‘CAMP OUT’!!   What: An at-home ‘camping’ experience, including a cook-out, sleep-out and ‘camp’ activities! Where: From your home – backyard, courtyard, grass space, family room – whatever space you can access! Who: You AND encourage your family to join! You’ll take care of the planning and they get to participate in …

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Tired of the indoors? Try an outdoor shelter instead! – Beginning shelter creation activity – Outdoor Education 10-12

It’s the age old outdoor education lesson: – 3 minutes without air. – 3 hours without shelter. – 3 days without water. – 30 days without food. Well, we may not be able to help you with your student’s ability to locate air, but if you are trying to teach them how to build a …

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