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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.
Desert ecology – Study and teaching; Environmental literacy; Environmental sciences – Study and teaching; Nevada; Outdoor education
Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education
Rees, M. N.
Education in the Environment: A Hands-on Student Research and Outdoor Learning Experience: Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending August 31, 2006.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/pli_education_reports/14