Nature Heals

Become more aware of the healing potential of the natural world at this informational program that explains the basic ideas behind the growing Forest Therapy movement.  Sampler portions of the complete sequence of a Guided Forest Therapy Experience as recognized by the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy will be included, and the meeting is led by an ANFT Certified Guide.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

4th Grade: 4.LS.1, Self-Awareness A1. 1.b, A1. 2.b, A1. 4.b, Self-Management B1. 1.b, Social Awareness C1. 3.b, Relationship Skills D1. 1.b, Responsible Decision-Making E3. 2.b

5th Grade: 5.LS.1, Self-Awareness A1. 1.b, A1. 2.b, A1. 4.b, Self-Management B1. 1.b, Social Awareness C1. 3.b, Relationship Skills D1. 1.b, Responsible Decision-Making E3. 2.b

6th Grade: 6.LS.4, Self-Awareness A1. 2.c, A1. 3.c, A1. 4.c, A4. 1.c, A4. 2.c, Social Awareness C1. 3.c, Relationship Skills D1. 1.c E1. 1.c, Responsible Decision-Making E4. 1.c, E4. 2.c

7th Grade: 7.LS.2, Self-Awareness A1. 2.c, A1. 3.c, A1. 4.c, A4. 1.c, A4. 2.c, Social Awareness C1. 3.c, Relationship Skills D1. 1.c E1. 1.c, Responsible Decision-Making E4. 1.c, E4. 2.c

8th Grade: 8.ESS.3, Self-Awareness A1. 2.c, A1. 3.c, A1. 4.c, A4. 1.c, A4. 2.c, Social Awareness C1. 3.c, Relationship Skills D1. 1.c E1. 1.c, Responsible Decision-Making E4. 1.c, E4. 2.c

High School: B.DI.1: Biodiversity(Species diversity), B.DI.3: Loss of diversity (Anthropocene effects, Invasive species), Self-Awareness A1. 3.d, Social Awareness C1. 3.d