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Six months as an environmental educator at the Cincinnati Nature Center

by Horobik, Valerie C.

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SIX MONTHS AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR AT THE CINCINNATI NATURE CENTER By Valerie C. Horobik This paper describes the author’s experience as an environmental education intern at the Cincinnati Nature Center in Milford, Ohio, from June 6th to December 17th , 2005. This internship was undertaken as a fulfillment of the research requirement for a Master of Environmental Science degree at Miami University. As an intern, the author spent three months as a nature camp educator and three as a general environmental educator at the center. During the latter three months, she taught a variety of lessons to school groups and scout groups, created and presented a volunteer workshop, redesigned an exhibit, created an early childhood game, and contributed ideas to many other projects. The following paper discusses these achievements and their relationship to the author’s goals and to the curriculum of the Institute of Environmental Sciences.
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School:Miami University

School Location:USA - Ohio

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:cincinnati nature center internship environmental education

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