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Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces: Creating Healthy Communities Thumbnail

Year: 2019

In Indiana, community leaders make decisions about public spaces such as parks, trails, farmers markets, schools, and Main Streets every day that affect the health and wellness of the community. Using Purdue Extension’s Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces: Creating Healthy Communities program, facilitators coach communities through development of a high quality action plan for their public spaces. The plan can guide decisions and better position communities to take advantage of opportunities to promote healthy eating and active living. Our Indiana-based curriculum is designed for use by decision-makers and local leaders who have oversight and management of community public spaces, such as: Parks boards and planning commission members, Public officials and their staffs, Members of organizations whose missions relate to services, programs, or management of public spaces.

Purdue Extension Publication Number ID-513.

This resource is available through Purdue Extension Community Development at: https://cdext.purdue.edu/signature-programs/quality-places/evps-health/


Adopt a Habitattitude Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 5.88 MB
Year: 2017

A series of classroom-tested, electronically available activities designed to be used by teachers and informal educators in grades 6-12.

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Helping Hands: Restoring Great Lakes Habitat Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 5.69 MB
Year: 2016

This curriculum can engage upper elementary and high school students in Great Lakes environmental stewardship. It is designed for schools located in Areas of Concern (AOC) but can apply to any Great Lakes community where large scale environmental cleanup projects are ongoing.

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Lake Michigan by the Numbers Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 14.00 MB
Year: 2015

A curriculum for integrating real-time buoy data as a teaching tool about Lake Michigan conditions and current issues.

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The Medicine Chest: A Collection of Safe Disposal Curriculum Activities and Service-Learning Resources Thumbnail

Year: 2015

This 4-H curriculum, designed for informal education audiences, provides five inquiry-based lessons to help high school youth understand the harmful effects of improper disposal of medicines and what they can do to help. Each lesson contains a complete instruction plan, centered on a hands-on activity for the students. Our goals for The Medicine Chest are to: Offer comprehensive curricula on the issues surrounding pharmaceuticals and personal care products disposal; Incorporate a variety of educational approaches for instructing high school-level students; Support community stewardship by offering creative project examples and guidance that will inform the public about appropriate disposal practices; and Explore a variety of careers that work with pharmaceuticals and personal care products. We dedicate The Medicine Chest to our youth who are working to make a significant difference in their communities as they develop important lifelong learning skills, including leadership and civic responsibility.

To use these resources, visit: http://iiseagrant.org/medicinechest/.


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