At Education Outside, we're committed to advancing science in public schools, outdoors. We transform school gardens into lush, living laboratories where learning comes naturally. Our innovative service corps brings nature and science directly into the hands of thousands of elementary students each year.
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Are you a natural leader? Are you passionate about nature, the environment, elementary education, science, or public service?

We’re looking for recent college grads who share these passions to join our growing Corps for Education Outside—the nation’s first science-and-sustainability service corps.

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Our blog highlights stories from the field, the latest news, compelling articles, and insightful commentary from our staff and Corps members.

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We’ve been exploring new territory in our Education Outside classes—both literally and figuratively!

Chard pesto, kale chips, herb butter, and fava-leaf tacos: It sounds like the menu from the latest hip farm-to-table restaurant, but in fact these are just a few of the tasty treats concocted by students in our outdoor classrooms this winter. 

Have you ever heard of a “wiggly daisy” — a brightly flowering shrub capable of wiggling its way out of danger? Or an exploding root system that can scare off a “spineasouras” dinosaur looking for a leafy snack?

What Our Students Are Learning in April

April lesson highlights: Habitats, weather, seed dissection, plant parts, and biodiversity

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Mar 29
Green Schools National Conference
Sacramento, CA
Mar 29, 9am-Mar 29, 10am
May 14
Corps Graduation
SF Botanical Garden
May 14, 5pm-May 14, 7pm

Upcoming Events

Learn about upcoming garden work days, community trainings, notable lectures, and even a happy hour or two.