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As the pandemic continues to challenge teachers to think outside the box, more are considering how to teach more outside. Teaching outside of the classroom is always a great idea for a host of reasons (including better attention, less stress and happier students, to name a few), so we are excited to see this new trend.

Teaching outside can be as simple as doing free reading or read-aloud time outside instead of in, but here is a fun engineering project that marries well with nature.

Engineering a Seed Getaway

And many thanks to Joan Chadde at Michigan Technological University for contributing this activity!