Linking Classroom Learning and Fun Excursions
The "Chain Link Program" is a unique educational program that combines learning with educational experiences. The program includes values education units called "links", which include information and study materials in environmental subjects such as forests, water, land, and heritage. Each "link" in the chain consists of activities suitable to different age groups. Each unit is part of the educational program, and is connected to the areas of study and the enrichment program.
The program increases students' awareness of human input in developing the landscape, through careful adherence to sustainable development, and emphasizes the values of ecological Zionism, nature, and heritage. The program places importance upon students' personal experiences and creating significant study materials.
The various "links" can be integrated into school excursions according to age group. These tours can be incorporated into trips lasting from one to five days. The "Chain Link" program is designed for 1st to 12th grade students.