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Publications

Articles by students and faculty

Seed Balls and the Circle of Courage

Seed Balls and the Circle of Courage

Appeared 2018
Published in Afterschool Matters

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Don’t believe everything you read about banning polystyrene

Don’t believe everything you read about banning polystyrene

Appeared 2018
Published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser

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Getting Kids Outdoors with Technology

Getting Kids Outdoors with Technology

Appeared 2018
Published in Edutopia

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Time for compromise on Rocky Flats access

Time for compromise on Rocky Flats access

Appeared 2018
Published on DailyCamera.com

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A Sensory Walk in Nature

A Sensory Walk in Nature

Appeared 2018
Published in Ithaca Child

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Native Landscaping Along the Front Forty

Native Landscaping Along the Front Forty

Appeared 2017
Published by Illinois Forestry Association

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Pledging for Change

Pledging for Change

Appeared 2017
Published in Green Teacher

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The Future of Evolution

The Future of Evolution

In “The Future of Evolution” Global Field Program student and architectural foundation education director Christen Lubbers creates a lesson plan that puts the topic of evolution into the hands of fourth through eighth grade students.

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Conservation education in schools: Aligning teachers’ perceptions with students’ attitudes

Conservation education in schools: Aligning teachers’ perceptions with students’ attitudes

In “Conservation education in schools: Aligning teachers’ perceptions with students’ attitudes” Global Field Program graduate Melany Sutherland explores teachers’ perceptions and students’ attitudes about conservation education

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Wet-Dry Recycling at the Louisville Zoo

Wet-Dry Recycling at the Louisville Zoo

Appeared 2017Published in Connect In “Wet-Dry Recycling at the Louisville Zoo” Global Field Program student Karen Maynard describes how a new recycling model for guests and employees at the Louisville Zoo is increasing recycling rates and

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Invasive Species: You’re Not Welcome Here!

Invasive Species: You’re Not Welcome Here!

In “Invasive Species: You’re Not Welcome Here!” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Amy Paul uses interactive activities to help her third through fifth grade students distinguish between native and invasive species.

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Taking Action Against Invasive Species

Taking Action Against Invasive Species

Appeared Winter 2017Published in Green Teacher In “Taking Action Against Invasive Species” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Jennifer Brooks uses hands-on exploration and media as an educational tool in schools.

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Ethnobotany and Millennial Volunteers: Connecting a New Generation with Old Knowledge

Ethnobotany and Millennial Volunteers: Connecting a New Generation with Old Knowledge

Appeared 2017Published in Public Garden Magazine In “Ethnobotany and Millennial Volunteers: Connecting a New Generation with Old Knowledge” Global Field Program graduate Lindsey Collinsworth shares ethnobotanical education with millennials. “Millennial volunteers who learned about native plant

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Zoo Quests: Public Engagement Success at the Bronx and Central Park Zoos

Zoo Quests: Public Engagement Success at the Bronx and Central Park Zoos

Appeared November 2016Published in Connect In “Zoo Quests: Public Engagement Success at the Bronx and Central Park Zoos” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Bricken Sparacino reports on the “Zoo Quests” public engagement experience which was implemented at

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Wild in the City

Wild in the City

Appeared 2017 In “Wild in the City” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Emily Stoeth examines the importance of urban environmental exploration for students and teachers.

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Utilization of Zoo Enclosures in Capuchin and Spider Monkeys

Utilization of Zoo Enclosures in Capuchin and Spider Monkeys

Appeared 2016Published in Animal Keepers In “Utilization of Zoo Enclosures in Capuchin and Spider Monkeys” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Laura Danielczyk compares overall movement and time resting of capuchin and spider monkey in zoo enclosures.

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Citizenship-building via Marine Debris Surveys

Citizenship-building via Marine Debris Surveys

Appeared 2017Published in Green Teacher In “Citizenship-building via Marine Debris Surveys” Global Field Program student Aimee Cleary empowers teens to become environmental stewards through socio-ecological mapping and data collection.

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Conservation Animation

Conservation Animation

Appeared 2017Published in Green Teacher In “Conservation Animation” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Sarah Compton creates animated videos with high school students to encourage local conservation.

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Environmental Rewards Points? Examining the Palm Oil Crisis and Brainstorming for Change

Environmental Rewards Points? Examining the Palm Oil Crisis and Brainstorming for Change

Appeared 2016Published in the Animal Keepers’ Forum In Environmental Rewards Points? Examining the Palm Oil Crisis and Brainstorming for Change, GFP graduate Chelsea Weaver examines the palm oil crisis.

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Assessing and Overcoming the Barriers Impeding Inquiry Based Education

Assessing and Overcoming the Barriers Impeding Inquiry Based Education

Appeared 2016Published in the Ohio Journal of Teacher Education In Assessing and Overcoming the Barriers Impeding Inquiry Based Education, GFP student Kaitlin Shurts assesses the relationship between teachers’ conceptions of inquiry and the number of perceived

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It’s Not You. It’s Me. Taking Responsibility for Chaperone Engagement During Nature Center Field Trips

It’s Not You. It’s Me. Taking Responsibility for Chaperone Engagement During Nature Center Field Trips

Appeared 2016Published in Legacy In It’s Not You. It’s Me, GFP student Melissa Sabo examines chaperone engagement during nature center field trips.

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The Nature of Interaction Between Zoo Docents and Visitors and the Use of Inquiry

The Nature of Interaction Between Zoo Docents and Visitors and the Use of Inquiry

Appeared 2015Published in the IZE Journal After exploring open- and close-ended questions between docents and visitors at Woodland Park Zoo in the context of inquiry, AIP graduate Kathryn Marcussen shares her findings in The Nature of Interaction Between

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Role-Playing, Inquiry and the Food Chain

Role-Playing, Inquiry and the Food Chain

Appeared 2016Published in Green Teacher In “Role-Playing, Inquiry and the Food Chain” GFP student Autumn Doss integrates drama to encourage elementary students’ engagement in environmental science. Her goal was for students to identify a health food

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KALAHARI CONNECTIONS: fostering long-term positive conservation behaviors in Botswana youth

KALAHARI CONNECTIONS: fostering long-term positive conservation behaviors in Botswana youth

Appeared 2015Published in the IZE Journal In “KALAHARI CONNECTIONS: fostering long-term positive conservation behaviors in Botswana youth” GFP graduate Erin Stotz, Dragonfly facilitator Molly Maloy and others from Denver Zoo’s Conservation Biology Department and the Kalahari

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More than marginal interest– Adapting Hedgerows for Modern Landscapes

More than marginal interest– Adapting Hedgerows for Modern Landscapes

Appeared Spring/Summer 2016Published in the Planet Drum Pulse After sampling insect and bird populations in hedgerow settings, AIP student Dave Coulter shares his findings in More than marginal interest– Adapting Hedgerows for Modern Landscapes. According to

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Black Creek Scout Reservation BioBlitz

Black Creek Scout Reservation BioBlitz

Appeared 2015Published in Tipularia In Black Creek Scout Reservation BioBlitz: A Vascular Plant Species Inventory GFP graduate Jed Hewitt joined a team of scientists, naturalists, Boy Scouts and volunteers for a one-day botanical BioBlitz (a study of

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A Review of the Current Status of Running Buffalo Clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) in Ohio

A Review of the Current Status of Running Buffalo Clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) in Ohio

Appeared 2016Published in Ohio Biological Survey Notes In A Review of the Current Status of Running Buffalo Clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) in Ohio AIP Cincinnati Zoo graduate Sean Leugers investigated the status of running buffalo clover (RBC), a

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Coquerel’s Sifaka: Parental Behaviors As Observed in First-Time Parents

Coquerel’s Sifaka: Parental Behaviors As Observed in First-Time Parents

Appeared November/December 2015Published in AAZK’s Animal Keepers’ Forum In Coquerel’s Sifaka: Parental Behaviors as Observed in First-Time Parents AIP Cincinnati Zoo graduate Amy Thompson observed parental behaviors of lemurs.

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