Nature Based Learning

The Challenges

Going out in nature is always stimulating and rewarding.  Walking in the woods, canoeing on a river, climbing a mountain, walking on the beach or sleeping overnight in a tent in the woods.  Nature opens your eyes.  Questions present themselves almost naturally…why is the life of the butterfly so short?  Why does the dragonfly have two sets of wings?  How does the salt get into the ocean water?  Why is there a rainbow over there?

Questions are produced by the awe created by what you see.  These questions are stimulating and perplexing, and the answers help you understand our world and how our world works.