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Handbook of nature study

Author: Anna Botsford Comstock
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publ. Assoc., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5. printView all editions and formats

A matchless handbook for decades, this classic work has been the natural history bible for countless teachers and others who seek information about their environment.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Botsford Comstock
ISBN: 0801493846 9780801493843
OCLC Number: 915818565
Description: XXII, 887 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: PART I: THE TEACHING OF NATURE-STUDYWhat Nature-Study Is; What Nature-Study Should Do for the Child; Nature-Study as a Help to Health; What Nature-Study Should Do for the Teacher; When and Why the Teacher Should Say" I Do Not Know!"; Nature-Study, the Elixir of Youth; Nature-Study as a Help in School Discipline; Relation of Nature-Study to Science; Nature-Study Not for Drill; The Child Not Interested in Nature-Study;When to Give the Lesson; Length of the Lesson; The Nature-Study Lesson Always New; Nature-Study and Object Lessons; Nature-Study in the Schoolroom; Nature-Study and Museum Specimens; Lens, Microscope, and Field Glass as Helps; Uses of Pictures, Charts, and Blackboard Drawings; Uses of Scientific Names; The Story as a Supplement to the Nature-Study Lesson;The Nature-Study Attitude toward Life and Death; Should the Nature-Study Teacher Teach How to Destroy Life?; The Field Notebook; The Field Excursion; Pets as Nature-Study Subjects; Correlation of Nature-Study with Language Work; Correlation of Nature-Study and Drawing; Correlation of Nature-Study with Geography; Correlation of Nature-Study with History; Correlation of Nature-Study with Arithmetic; Gardening and Nature-Study; Nature-Study and Agriculture; Nature-Study Clubs;How to Use This BookPART II: ANIMALSBirds; Fishes; Amphibians; Reptiles; Mammals; Insects; Insects of the Fields of Woods; Insects of the Brook and Pond; Invertebrate Animals other than InsectsPART III: PLANTSHow to Begin the Study of Plants; Some Needs of Plants; How to Teach the Names of the Parts of a Flower and of the Plant; Teach the Use of the Flower; Flower and Insect Partners; Relation of Plants to Geography; Seed GerminationWild Flowers; Weeds; Garden Flowers; Cultivated Crop Plants; Trees; Flowerless PlantsPART IV: EARTH AND SKYThe Brook; Rocks and Minerals; The Soil; The Magnet; Climate and Weather; Water Forms; The SkiesIndex
Responsibility: by Anna Botsford Comstock.


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"Did you know that this classic was still in print? Focused on the northeast U.S., this book describes a wonderful diversity of basic natural history." * Ecology * "Quality field guides will enrich Read more...

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