The benefits of being in nature: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Walking just in itself has shown to reduce levels of anxiety and depression and actually can be preventative in some cases of depression.
So reductions in your blood pressure, reductions in your heart rate, and again, it’s calming those areas of your brain that are related to stress and anxiety.
Going to a park, going to a green space, any amount of time that you can spend outside in nature in an environment that is comfortable to you is worth it.

Comprehension questions