29 Apr '16, 3pm

Get your school or classroom outside in May @USGBC #Nature #Edchat

This generation of children spends less time outdoors than any generation in human history. Kids in the United States spend on average of six hours each day in front of the TV or computer, and most spend an hour or less outside. Over the last decade, researchers have documented what most of us know intuitively: nature is good for our health and well-being. Being regularly immersed in a natural setting, like a park, woodland or forest can reduce stress and symptoms of attention-deficit disorders while boosting immunity, energy levels and creativity. Plus, children who spend time in nature are far more likely to want to protect it later in life. The message is clear—kids need nature! And so do teachers. Join us for the 30x15 Nature Challenge from May 11–31 and get outside to enjoy all the benefits that nature provides. Living in the digital age, we adults also suffer from to...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/get-your-school-or-classroo...

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