Humans today spend historical, record-setting amounts of time inside and staring at screens. But, studies show that spending valuable time outside every day can boost our moods, energy and overall health. So stop watching this video and Get Outside!
Resources & Citations: http://bit.ly/BrainScoop_GetOutside
Emma Marris’ Ted Talk: “Nature is Everywhere, we Just need to learn to see it” https://www.ted.com/talks/emma_marris_nature_is_everywhere_we_just_need_to_learn_to_see_it
The Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13168199-the-rambunctious-garden
How to Poop in the Woods: https://www.mensjournal.com/health-fitness/how-to-poop-in-the-woods-20150817/
The Complete Guide to Female Urination Devices: https://www.backpacker.com/gear/the-complete-guide-to-female-urination-devices
Periods + Fieldwork : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjFZ1nzijrI
Shinrin-Yoku: Forest Bathing: http://time.com/5259602/japanese-forest-bathing/
We had help from the Keller Science Action Center, and the Youth Conservation Action team, including: Alison Paul, Ylanda Wilhite, Ian Viteri, Bukola Rinola, Anthony Contreras, and Jacqueese Howard. Y’all are amazing.
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