Nature education and the project approach

Jean A. Mendoza, Lilian G. Katz

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In this chapter, Jean Mendoza and Lilian Katz link the project approach with inquiry- based nature education. They describe the overall value of using the project approach to promote children's nature learning, the specific phases of the project approach, and the particular benefi ts and challenges of using the project approach for early childhood nature education. Mendoza and Katz also provide a range of examples to illustrate the possibilities for both beginning and veteran teachers to begin and deepen nature teaching through the project approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNature education with young children
Subtitle of host publicationIntegrating inquiry and practice
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9780203078396
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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