Category Archives: Nature Study

Nature Study and the Scientific Method

  ETON NATURE-STUDY AND OBSERVATIONAL LESSONS Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Nature Study: Personal Acquisition of knowledge and experience

Didactic Method: Lecture approach, teacher imparts information “…the teacher need be no specialist nor qualified expert ; all that is required of him is that he shall have broken away from the old didactic methods of imparting information, and have the enthusiasm which arises from a love of nature. On the other hand it is […]

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Nature Study and Observation

  “…the training of the child’s mental powers means more than the developing in him an ability to memorize facts. The subject matter presented with this end in view should differ materially from that by which we simply wish to make the pupil the possessor of facts for the sake of familiarizing him with a […]

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Injurious Insects: Vintage Images

“Injurious’ here means pesky and destructive, not just ‘will make you sick or kill you.’ So some moths make the cut, as well as beetles, caterpillars, and mosquitoes.More, along with Ideas on how you might use these below. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a […]

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Doodlebugs & Antlions, oh my!

Over the week-end I picked up a copy of Jennifer Ackerman’s Notes From The Shore, a book of essays about shore life along Cape Henlopen, Delaware. Books about the ocean are always sure to catch my interest, and since we had the good fortune to be able to visit Cape Henlopen a few years ago, […]

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