A Nature Study Guide

by W. S. Furneaux


Description: An indispensable guide for teachers in the method of nature study that will inform their efforts to bring children in direct contact with things, to cultivate the habit of careful observation and discrimination, to create a living interest in the surroundings, and to encourage independent thought. Includes a full explanation of the benefits of nature study, the way to conduct nature lessons indoors and a full range of seasonal studies outside, as well as the preparation and management of valuable aids to the study of nature, such as the aquarium, the terrarium, the garden, and museum. Strongly recommended as a companion to The Handbook of Nature Study.


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Ages:  12-18
Length:  408 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2017
ISBN:  978-1-63334-038-1
Genres:  Nature Study

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Table of Contents

1. Nature Study
2. Nature Lessons 
3. Outdoor Work 
4. Spring Studies 
5. Summer Studies 
6. Autumn Studies 
7. Winter Studies 
8. Other Studies 
9. Outline of a Seasonal Course of Nature Study 
10. Classification of Animals 
11. Classification of Plants 

12. The School Museum
13. The School Aquaria 
14. The School Vivaria 
15. The Rearing of Insects 
16. Other Pets for Study 
17. The School Garden 
18. Our Garden Friends 
19. Garden Foes 
20. Nature Lantern Slides 
21. Nature Note-Books and Diaries

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