What Are The Benefits of Environmental Education?

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Evidence gathered from [a] study of 40 schools indicates that students learn more effectively within an environment-based context than within a traditional educational framework. The observed benefits include:

Compared with their peers in traditional programs, students who participated in programs that use the environment as an integrating context had:

*Source: 1998 & 2002. Lieberman, G.A. & Hoody, L.L. Closing the Achievement Gap: Using the Environment as an Integrating Context for Learning. State Education and Environment Roundtable. www.seer.org.