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Urban and Developed Systems Ecology and Management is one of the required curriculum topics for the Virginia Master Naturalist basic training course. This topic can be covered in a variety of ways: having trainees read the recommended readings and watch the videos provided on our curriculum page, having an in-person classroom or field session on the topic, having a synchronous online class, or through a combination of these approaches. This lesson plan describes how to use a flipped-classroom approach to teach this topic in order to maximize interaction and hands-on learning while also covering the learning objectives.
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December 20, 2021