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About Project WEB
Every issue of Project WEB newsletter has news about issues related to environmental and wildlife education in New Hampshire, classroom activities to try, information on educational events and workshops, plus a schoolyard habitats update.
The newsletter is designed for educators participating in Project WILD, Project WET, Project Learning Tree or Project HOME workshops. For more information on these programs, see our "For Teachers" page (click here).
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Spring 2013 -- Growing Environmental Literacy
Spring 2012 -- Exploring Nature Through a Social Science Lens
Fall 2011 -- Engaging Students in Building Greener Communities
Spring 2011 -- New Hampshire Schools Go Green!
Winter 2011 -- Watersheds: Gilmanton 7th graders explore watersheds; Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest; Lebanon Student Watershed Congress; Nashua 5th graders study water and watersheds; Project HOME: Landscaping for wildlife.
Fall 2010 - Exploring Ecosystems: Great Bay Estuary; Wildlife Action Plan; Disappearing Agricultural Fields; NH Habitat Brochure Series; Home for Woodcock;Taking an Ecosystems Approach to Schoolyard Landscaping.
Spring 2010 - Inquiry-based Science for All: "Inquirize" your hands-on science; N.H. Education and Environment Team; Become a learner - Engage your students; Incorporating inquiry every day; Using N.H. data sets and field investigations; Incorporating process skills; "Kids for Karners" dives into inquiry.
Winter 2010 - Vernal Pools: Habitat value; Join the salamander brigade; Protected wetland resource; Safe passage for vernal pool creatures; Schoolyards in winter
Fall 2009 - Outdoor Classrooms: Growing plants, harvesting knowledge (Conant School); Bicentennial School's outdoor classroom; Classroom without borders; Kids for Karners; Add water to your schoolyard!
Spring 2009 - Maintaining Biodiversity in our own Back Yards: Invasive Species in N.H.; Battling Exotic Forest Pests; Invasive Plants on the White Mountain National Forest; Invasive plants in the School Yard.
Fall 2008 (PDF, 897 KB) Extreme Weather - Suncook River Avulsion/Forecasting Floods; N.H. Tornado!; After the Ice Storm. Data and science applications in real-life stories.
Fall 2007 (PDF, 906 KB) Reconnecting kids with nature; Children benefit from outdoor play; GLOBE Earth System Science resources for K-4 teachers; The Great Park Pursuit; Leave No Child Inside; On the H.O.M.E. front; Get kids outside with Let’s Go Fishing!
Spring 2007 (PDF, 862 KB) Stories of NH written in the forests; Reading...while hiking; 1-minute forest mysteries!;Bear Brook State Park; Stories in stone; Who goes there?
Winter 2007 (PDF, 987 KB) Resources go round; Oil and transportation; Nuclear energy/Seabrook Station; Spotlight on PSNH; Electricity from coal; Natural gas; Living with carbon.
Fall 2006(PDF, 912 KB) Sustaining life on Earth; Wildlife - A resource rebounds; Renewable resources; Soils; Focus on SPNHF; Forest sustainability; Hydro, solar, and wind power.
Spring 2006 (PDF, 960 KB) The natural classroom; outdoor learning experiences offer great rewards -- tips on being prepared to minimize risk. Spotlight on hikeSafe.
Winter 2006 (PDF, 268 KB) Global climate change; AMC's Mountain Watch program; UNH Climate Change Research Center; DataStreme Atmosphere Course for Teachers.
Fall 2005 (PDF, 259 KB) Make way for winter in New Hampshire; Energy conservation key to deer survival; Trees adapt to winter, too; Mt. Washington Observatory; How do reptiles and amphibians survive winter?
Spring 2005 (PDF, 601 KB) Meeting teachers' professional development needs in NH; Curriculum connections through schoolyard investigations; Educational support centers.
Winter 2005 (PDF, 591 KB) Pollution; Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest; Trees and stress; Household hazardous waste; Climate change; Mercury in toys.
Fall 2004 (PDF, 345 KB) Digging into data!; Student data - Is it good enough?; The Globe Program; Students help document winter deer survival.
Spring 2004 (PDF, 257 KB) Water, water everywhere!; Wetland waders; RAARP; David Carroll, naturalist/artist; What is NH doing for wetlands?
Winter 2004 (PDF, 350 KB) Habitat is where it's at for wildlife; Fisher "myth-conceptions"; Habitat managers' toolbox; Rare habitats in N.H.
Winter 2003 (PDF, 248 KB): Environmental books for children; Linking students with literature and the land; Teaching science (and language arts); Integrated study units.
Fall 2002 (PDF, 784 KB): Hurray for environmental laws; Timeline of environmental legislation; The federal role in environmental education; How a bill becomes a law, Happy 30th birthday to the Clean Water Act.
Spring 2002 (PDF, 786 KB): Get out and explore, Keying across the curriculum; Choosing and using a field guide; Nature journaling and observation.
Spring 2001 (PDF, 676 KB): New Hampshire's changing landscape; Sprawl and water quality; What is a watershed?
Spring 2000 (PDF, 387 KB): Fun with phenology, What's happening to the frogs?; Why do birds sing?; Amphibians and reptiles in the classroom; UNH Environmental Education M.A. program.