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Billion Oyster Project: Linking Public School Teaching and Learning to Ecological Restoration of New York Harbor Using Innovative Applications of Environmental and Digital Technologies

@article{Janis2016BillionOP,
  title={Billion Oyster Project: Linking Public School Teaching and Learning to Ecological Restoration of New York Harbor Using Innovative Applications of Environmental and Digital Technologies},
  author={S. Janis and Lauren B. Birney and R. Newton},
  journal={International Journal of Digital Content Technology and Its Applications},
  year={2016},
  volume={10}
}
Research consistently shows that children who have opportunities to actively investigate natural settings and engage in problem-based learning greatly benefit from the experiences. They gain skills, interests, knowledge, aspirations, and motivation to learn more. But how can we provide these rich opportunities in densely populated urban areas where resources and access to natural areas are limited? This project will develop and test a model of curriculum and community enterprise to address that… Expand
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