Metzi Boily-Ortega is a research student in educational sciences at the Université de Sherbrooke. His interest in research began during his Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Preschool at the Université de Montréal through reflections and projects on innovative practices. He put his teaching career on hold to join a research team that shares a common goal, the development of outdoor education. Today, he is pursuing his studies while working as a research assistant on projects related to outdoor education. His current research focuses on the effect of outdoor education on the learning of the scientific process.