No Child Left Inside Virginia | Advancing Environmental Literacy in the Commonwealth

Benefits of Environmental Education

Student in wheelchair holding a cup with water and a fish in it. Photo copyright Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Environmental Education has been proven to benefit children's mental, academic, physical and emotional well-being.

Mental/Academic:

Physical

Emotional

Browse more scientific studies on the State Education and Environment Roundtable (SEER) website.

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