Participants “become” a being or part of nature and share the lives, concerns, hopes, and wisdom of their being in a Council.
Grades: Recommended for grades 4 and up
Time: 1-2 hours
Students reflect on an image that captures the natural beauty and the intrinsic value that nature has in order to consider their own roles in protecting nature and to help nurture their sense of wonder.
Grades: 6 and up
Time: 45 minutes
This activity encourages students to discover and think about the perspectives of other people and of nonhuman animals using a brief video featuring a mouse and a zucchini on a kitchen counter.
Recommended grades: K-5
Time: 30 minutes
El propósito de esta actividad es que los estudiantes entiendan la importancia de proteger nuestro planeta. Los participantes se turnarán la responsabilidad de guiar a su pareja por un paseo, en silencio, para explorar la naturaleza a su alrededor mediante todos sus sentidos. Grados: Todas las edadesDuración: 30 minutos Recursos Relacionados de IHE: Dos ManzanasRead more »
Fracking has been in the news quite a lot the past few years. Find news stories, lesson plans, videos, and other resources to help you learn and/or teach about issues related to fracking. Curated by the Institute for Humane Education.Read more »
In 2018, IHE had the great privilege to welcome Toti Yalé to our week-long humane education immersion at our campus in Maine. After waiting for many months, Toti received word that his visa had been approved just three days before the start of our program. The next day he was on a plane, and after…Read more »
Shannon Finch is a humane educator, writer, and wildlife photographer who lives with her husband and numerous animal companions on five acres in Stanwood, Washington. She received her M.Ed. through IHE’s graduate program in 2010. Shannon is the founder of AnimalKind Training and works as a certified animal behavior consultant with dogs, cats, equines, and…Read more »