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  • Date: 01/01/1978
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Puget Sound Seabird Survey (PSSS) is a citizen-science survey organized by Seattle Audubon since the fall of 2007. PSSS empowers volunteer birdwatchers to gather valuable data on wintering seabird populations in Puget Sound. Over sixty sites are surveyed in central and south Puget Sound (Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Snohomish, and ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1977
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    A Maryland school district and the Smithsonian Institution have become partners in outdoor science education. Working together, they have developed a series of activities for students in grades 1-8 that are an integrated part of a total unified science curriculum, meeting the need of teachers and students alike. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1976
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Describes an instrument developed to quantitatively evaluate the participation levels of students on outdoor education activities. From photographs taken at two minute intervals, students are assigned values for their observed behaviors. The correlations of values assigned by several judges are shown. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1976
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Annual Midwest Crane Count started in 1976 and currently covers 5 states. The primary purposes of the Crane Count are to help ICF monitor the abundance and distribution of cranes in the Upper-Midwest which helps with crane research as well as introducing people to cranes and their natural environment. In the 1930's, an estimated 25 pairs of ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1976
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    A North American survey of the abundance and distribution of birds that visit feeders in winter. ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1975
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Discusses the objectives of Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies (OBIS), one aspect of the program (lawn communities) and the evaluation of this activity. Includes resultant recommendations. The evaluation criteria are suggested as a model to be used in either designing or in evaluating curricula. ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1975
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Describes the use of the "Plant Wheel" by the University of California Botanical Garden as a means of providing elementary school children with a structured activity as they explore the Garden at their own pace. This activity accommodates the children's curiosity, energy, and attention span. ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1974
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Biological sampling procedures that remove organisms or litter from the system being studied potentially bias the results. Bias can be estimated by considering the experimenter as a consumer in the system, and comparing experimenter consumption to other organisms feeding at the same trophic level. H. T. Odum's classic work is examined in light of ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1973
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Describes an outdoor educational program at the University of California Botanical Garden in which children are encouraged to handle the plants and are provided with a taped commentary. By the use of an inquiry method, children learn how the Californian Indians used many of the native plants. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1971
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program (VLMP) trains and supports volunteers who keep and eye on the health of their lakes. Our volunteers measure multiple indicators of lake water quality and screen for the presence of invasive aquatic plants such as variable milfoil. Our mission is to provide protection for the nearly 6,000 lakes in Maine ... »

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