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Skill Builder: Nature Apps

Skill Builder: Nature Apps

Smartphones are the ultimate technological multitool. They combine a computer, a camera, a camcorder, a GPS, a compass, a flashlight, a phone and access to a library of information, all in a handheld device that fits comfortably in your pocket. For naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts, smartphones can be an amazing tool for learning about the…

3 Games That Teach Kids To Use A Compass

3 Games That Teach Kids to Use a Compass

Understanding how to use a compass is an invaluable skill for any outdoors enthusiast, but compass skills aren’t just good for adventurous adults. Teaching compass skills to kids is a great way to cultivate their abstract reasoning and ability to visualize when problem solving. One excellent strategy for helping your kids learn compass skills is…

Try Out Your Skills

Try out your skills

Do you want to encourage your students to enjoy the outdoors this summer? Follow through on some of the things they have learned this semester? Try some of the skills they learned? How about a quick and easy project? There are tons of great apps out there, so use the technology to your advantage to…

Spend Time Outdoors

Spend time Outdoors

It’s a great time to be spending time outdoors. With the beautiful weather we are having, you can enjoy everything from turkey hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, or just sitting around a campfire in the evening with family and friends Trail Hiking Whether you're climbing rocks, wandering along a coastal path, or hiking a rigorous mountain…