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  • Claudette Upton & Martin Keeley
    ... -- Martin Keeley & Claudette Upton General Delivery, Watering Place P.O. Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. Tel: (345) 948-0319) Fax: (345) 948-0640 E-mail:
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      >You Know You're an Environmental Educator When...
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      >You regard tornadoes and floods as teachable moments.
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      >Almost nothing in your classroom is now being used for its original purpose.
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      >For at least part of your career, all your worldly belongings fit in
      >the back of a beat-up car.
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      >You can quote the Lorax chapter and verse for a ny environmental situation.
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      >Your binoculars cost more than your car.
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      >Even your "good shoes" are muddy boots.
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      >You think "hip clothes" are waders.
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      > You have a script of vague phrases memorized as the explanation of
      >your field of study.
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      >You check "other" on forms where it asks for the science you teach.
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      >When someone says you are "outstanding in your field," they mean you
      >are out, standing in a field.
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      >Your spouse will no longer drink tap water or eat oysters after
      >hearing about your students' research in water quality.
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      >None of your adult friends want to go for walks outdoors with you
      >for fear of having to sing "Bats Eat Bugs" with you.
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      >Your briefcase is full of weird little toys and gadgets.
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      > You pick apart any scat you find.
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      >All the decorations in your house came from dead birds, animals, or
      >some sort of rock, pinecone, or lichen.
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      >Your friends quit asking you questions.
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      >Compiled by the MinnesotaEnvironmental Education Association

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      Martin Keeley & Claudette Upton
      General Delivery, Watering Place P.O.
      Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands.
      Tel: (345) 948-0319)
      Fax: (345) 948-0640
      E-mail: mangrove@...
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