"The natural environment is a place that everybody has in common. In a way, it's also a great context for employing reform-based teaching practices like hands-on, inquiry-based learning or group work. These practices can be good for all students, but they may be particularly good for reaching students who aren't as well-served in classroom settings."
- Katherine stevenson, assitant director of parks, recreation and tourism management at nc state.
"The eugenic effect: How nature access can level the playing field for Children" By Children & nature Network
Read how "Students in schools in lower income, urban neighborhoods may benefit more from green space in terms of academic achievement test scores compared to higher income neighborhood schools."
"For girls, Learning science outside linked to better grades" by North carolina state univeristy
Researchers studied the impact of a outdoor science education program in North Carolina called Muddy Sneakers on fifth graders' science grades, knowledge of, and attitudes, about science.