One 12 months in the past, we at The Ecology Faculty had been confronted with the pandemic actuality of cancelled in-person packages in change for distant, digital studying. What we created within the wake of these modifications led to new outside studying journeys–related not simply on Earth Day, however day-after-day.
We shortly stuffed a necessity and started by connecting with our college students and households by Nature Nuggets, brief activity-based movies shot with our cell telephones and shared by social media. These movies had been structured to have interaction members in observation-based area ecology and discoveries inside their quarantine bubbles. Utilizing their 5 senses to discover and study, viewers had been launched to advanced scientific ideas by easy actions and playful experiences.
Because the at-home days wore on and our Nature Nuggets gained hundreds of views on-line, we realized further sources might assist us attain so many extra individuals who had been desperately looking for this kind of content material.