Digital Nature Journal
Out in the field
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Taking the classroom outdoors
Transform your iPad into a tool for nature-based inquiry in the greatest classroom of all time – the great outdoors.
Fill your toolbox with creative journalling approaches that will empower you to fill your nature journal with observations while taking only photos, and leaving only footprints.
- Students formulate geographically and scientifically significant questions and plan an inquiry.
- Students discover, document and disseminate information with respect for the natural environment.
- Students write descriptively about their surroundings, observing and noting small details that make up the environment.
All you need is an iPad and the following apps:
Annotate your observations
Build a digital photo collage
Collect digital specimens
Create a living document
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