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  • Date: 12/01/1983
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    An article looking at field trip data from the National Museum of Natural History in New Delhi, India. ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1983
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Six studies on school field trip learning are reviewed. Among the findings reported are those indicating that students' perceptions of the novelty of the trip affects what they learn, and that imposed learning will be inhibited in settings where novelty is either extremely great or small. ... »
  • Date: 04/01/1983
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    As more and more people look to institutions of informal education os places where science education occurs (Kimche, 1978; Tressell, 1980), increased attention has focused upon assessing learning in these out-of-school settings. In particular, instituions such as museums, nature centers, and zoos have devoted considerable efforts towards ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1975
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Discusses the objectives of Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies (OBIS), one aspect of the program (lawn communities) and the evaluation of this activity. Includes resultant recommendations. The evaluation criteria are suggested as a model to be used in either designing or in evaluating curricula. ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1975
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Describes the use of the "Plant Wheel" by the University of California Botanical Garden as a means of providing elementary school children with a structured activity as they explore the Garden at their own pace. This activity accommodates the children's curiosity, energy, and attention span. ... »