Macalester College’s Urban Ecology Class
Experiential learning shows that sometimes the most effective educational tools are those outside classrooms. It’s important to leave the textbook at home from time to time and hop into real life learning labs.
This past semester, about two dozen Macalester College urban ecology students divided out into teams to create short video documentaries exploring concepts of urban design, environmental stewardship, and the role of public policy.
Here’s a look at one of those projects.