Tuesday, May 14, 2019

"America, Take a Walk"

Get Hooked On Nature. 

The trend for today's youth spending less and less time outdoors is continuing to climb. In this Ted Talk from 2014, Ben Klasky states, on average, school age students' screen time use is 7 hours and 40 minutes per day. In his Talk, he repeats this statistic just to make sure those numbers sink in. This is a startling statistic that environmental educators are trying to curb. Listen to Klasky's Talk below to hear health benefits to getting outdoors and leave with some ideas on how to get your child out into nature even more! 

 "When you're just a little bit out of your comfort zone you're at peak learning" - Ben Klasky

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