Ecologically Based Learning Activities

The Point of Ecologically Based Learning Activities:


Kids learn from play.  Play is enjoyable and self-motivating. Research shows that the more fun students have learning, the more they learn, and the longer they retain it. Games are especially important for kinesthetic learners, who can be shortchanged by our traditional educational system. There is no real substitute for experience, and learning by doing. And the more learning that is done outdoors, the less nature deficit disorder!


Here is a list of fun, easy to implement that are demonstrated in most workshops.

About Ethan Rotman

Ethan Rotman (Bayareatic) manages and coordinates programs that hatch fish in classrooms for the San Francisco Bay Area. He also chairs the committee that manages these programs throughout the state. Ethan has worked with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for over 20 years.
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