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  • How People With Special Needs Benefit From Nature

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    How People With Special Needs Benefit From Nature

    The biophilia hypothesis is based on the understanding that people need contact with the natural environment in the same way they need contact with other people as a necessity for their development. And since this need applies to everyone, including children with special educational needs, offering experiences with nature is one way to address it. In addition to helping students learn about the natural world, nature...

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  • Indoor Sports You Can Do to Stay Active During the Cold Weather

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    There’s no reason for you to take a break from physical activity when the temperature drops. The advantages of regular exercise are too great to be put on hold when workouts become inconvenient, especially during colder, winter months. In fact, regular workouts will improve your mood, increase your energy level and help you sleep better at night. If you really don't like the cold, there are a lot of fun indoor sports you can try to stay...

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  • 8 Tips for Running in the Cold

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    Fall is a welcome relief to many runners after an extremely hot and humid summer. Though cooler air is an appreciated advantage, running in the cold becomes harder as we move closer to winter. But running in cold weather doesn’t have to be difficult if you approach it the right way. By getting the right gear, warming up properly, and preparing both mentally and physically, running in cold weather can be a great experience. You’ll also want...

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  • The Most Scenic Roads to Take On Your Fall Road Trip

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    A road trip can be as simple as taking an afternoon drive to see some fall color with music playing on the stereo and wind blowing on your hair. Or it could be slightly better. Explore the autumnal glory of neighboring states you may not have visited yet. This autumn, take advantage of cooler temperatures and beautiful foliage by planning a fall drive through some of the country's most scenic regions. Take in the changing colors of...

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  • Labor Day Weekend: Activities to Mark the End of Summer

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    Labor Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States. But for most people, it means saying goodbye to summer and a three-day weekend. It’s only natural to spend those three days trying to get as much summer in as you can. So if you haven’t got a chance to plan your Labor Day weekend, here are...

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  • What to Pack for Your Fall Outdoor Trip

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    Summer may be over but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have a great time outdoors. Going out in autumn may surprise you. The weather is cooler as we move closer to winter and the insects that were bugging you in summer are gone. The campgrounds are less crowded giving you more privacy and a little bit more peace and quiet. 

    But don’t let the beautiful changing colors of the leaves fool you...

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  • Picnic Essentials You Might Need This Summer

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    Summer isn’t over and there’s plenty of time for you to appreciate the season. If you haven’t yet gone out for a picnic, you’re definitely missing out on a lot of fun and great company. A great picnic only requires three quality ingredients: good people, tasty food, and a quality location. If you’ve got this down, you can get as creative as you like. But a beautiful day and an amazing picnicking spot can easily be spoiled...

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  • Fun Water Activities You Can Do This Summer

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    Summer is here and we're all trying to find something amazing to do. It's full of long days, warm nights, and a lot more heat than usual. That's why getting into water sports or water activities is the perfect way to have fun and cool off at the same time. If you are looking for the best thing to take up this summer, read on. It...

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  • 15 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

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    The Fourth of July has been a federal holiday since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence. From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of...

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  • What Your Dad Actually Wants for Father's Day

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    Father’s Day is coming up and most of us haven’t decided on what gift to get our Dads. Some Dads would very much like to get things they just can’t get for themselves, thinking it’s just logical to spend the money on the family or other much-needed purchases. There are also Dads that would prefer celebrating Father’s Day by getting a thoughtful gesture or a simple visit. Getting the right...

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