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Creating outdoor classrooms : schoolyard habitats and gardens for the Southwest

Author: Lauri Macmillan Johnson; Kim Kanoa Duffek
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guide for creating a variety of outdoor learning environments in the Southwest, in which students can learn about native plants and wildlife, grow vegetables and fruit, explore cultural traditions, practice reading and math skills, and use their imaginations to create fun play spaces.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lauri Macmillan Johnson; Kim Kanoa Duffek
ISBN: 9780292717466 0292717466
OCLC Number: 175217539
Description: xviii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction / Kim Duffek --
Ch. 1. Schoolyards --
Ch. 2. Design Theory --
Ch. 3. Beginning the Design Process --
Ch. 4. Site Research and Design Synthesis --
Ch. 5. Design Essentials --
Ch. 6. Ecological Principles and Wildlife / Kim Duffek --
App. Regional Plant Tables byKim Duffek
Other Titles: Schoolyard habitats and gardens for the Southwest
Responsibility: Lauri Macmillan Johnson ; with Kim Duffek ; drawings by James Richards.
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Schoolyards have come a long way from the barren playgrounds that many people remember. This book offers guidance for creating a variety of learning environments in the arid Southwest.  Read more...

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