What is a Global Citizen? How do we educate and nurture Global Citizens?
Is environmental education succeeding in producing an eco-aware and conscientious population, or has it flat lined?
Lavishly illustrated and packed with fun-filled outdoor educational activities, service learning examples, and stories to inspire action for conservation, As If the Earth Matters shows how through immersing our children in the beauty of nature, we can motivate them to take an active role in conservation and become active Global Citizens.
Whether you are a veteran of environmental education or new to taking students outdoors, this book will help you organize positive experiences in Nature for your students, friends, children and colleagues.
In these pages you will find ideas designed to arouse your passion for learning and ignite a flame of excitement.
Perfect for parents, teachers, camp leaders, and nature clubs, this book reawakens a childlike joy and sense of wonder in the natural world.
What people are saying…
As If the Earth Matters provides a wealth of inspiring, innovative activities that will both teach and motivate students to be compassionate, committed citizens for a sustainable world.
Zoe Weil, President
Institute for Humane Education
The book is incredible – a must for every environmental educator. Nice Job, lot’s of great activities, nice diversity, good outlines and concepts. … I went through it carefully and particularly like the attention to concepts.
Lawrence A. Wilson
Fernbank Science Center
Atlanta, Georgia USA