Document Type

Report

Publication Date

8-31-2006

First page number:

1

Last page number:

10

Abstract

During the past three months, the focus of the university’s efforts has included the following highlights:

  • Forever Earth was scheduled for 13 days and benefited 110 individuals.
  • The National Park Service piloted the concept of using Forever Earth as a mobile visitor center during busy summer weekends. During five outings, Park Service interpreters contacted 1,365 visitors.
  • Forever Earth curricula for 5th, 6th, and 7th grades have been completed.
  • A Preliminary Implementation Plan was created by the SNAP Conservation Education and Interpretation team.
  • A report on the Clark County School District Teacher Survey: Attitudes, Perceptions, Barriers, and Desires for Field Trip Experiences was completed.
  • Explorations in Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation – a high school Driver Education curriculum manual was developed, produced, and distributed to local schoolteachers.
  • The www.enviroedexchange.org website has been launched, which includes the Field Trip Resource Guide searchable database.

Keywords

Desert ecology – Study and teaching; Environmental literacy; Environmental sciences – Study and teaching; Nevada; Outdoor education

Disciplines

Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07010001
Task Agreement Number J8R07040005

Signatures have been redacted for privacy and security measures.

The title on this report has the wrong date and is listed as Period Ending May 31, 2006.


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