What is a frog?; Preserving outdoor activities important lesson for youth
You might be thinking "what does he mean, 'what is a frog?' It's green, hops, eats flies and goes 'ribbit, ribbit.'" It seems like a pretty easy question, but two out of five kids, ages nine-to-11, when showed a picture of just that animal, could not identify it. Another stumper for the youth in the survey was a picture of an oak tree. More than half of the 700 participants, all students in England, could not identify the acorn-producing species - their own national tree.