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Fostering Outdoor Observation

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Description

Fostering Outdoor Observation Skills prepares young learners from kindergarten to eighth grade to complete a data report form of fish, wildlife and habitat they observe in the environment. Data they collect may be contributed through a citizen science program to a professional scientist who can use the data to inform research.

Subject(s):

  • Science
  • Mathematics

Grade(s):

  • Middle School (6-8)

Topic(s):

  • Ecosystems
  • Natural Resources

NAAEE Guidelines/Strand(s):

  • Strand 1: Questioning, Analysis & Interpretation Skills
  • Strand 2.1: The Earth as a Physical System
  • Strand 2.2: The Living Environment
  • Strand 3.1: Skills for Analyzing & Investigating Environmental Issues


Resource Type(s):

  • Curriculum

Links(s):

Organization Information

Fostering Outdoor Observation

Texas Parks & Wildlife
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Organization Type: Parks & Natural Areas

Contact:
Kiki Corry
Project WILD Coordinator
512.389.4369
Kiki.Corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

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