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Anna Botsford Comstock's classic tome on Nature Study for Children--Parts I, II and III.Suitable for all ages.

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Author: ANNA BOTSFORD COMSTOCK
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Release: 2010-01-08
File: 740 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781409227946

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Genre: History
Author: Anna Botsford Comstock
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
Release: 2018-11-10
File: 964 Pages
ISBN-13: 035322460X

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NATURE-STUDY is, despite all discussions and perversions, a study of nature; it consists of simple, truthful observations that may, like beads on a string, finally be threaded upon the understanding and thus held together as a logical and harmonious whole. Therefore, the object of the nature-study teacher should be to cultivate in the children powers of accurate observation and to build up within them, understanding. FIRST, but not most important, nature-study gives the child practical and helpful knowledge. It makes him familiar with nature’s ways and forces, so that he is not so helpless in the presence of natural misfortune and disasters. Nature-study cultivates the child’s imagination since there are so many wonderful and true stories that he may read with his own eyes, which affect his imagination as much as does fairy lore; at the same time nature-study cultivates in him a perception and a regard for what is true, and the power to express it. All things seem possible in nature; yet this seeming is always guarded by the eager quest of what is true. Perhaps, half the falsehood in the world is due to lack of power to detect the truth and to express it. Nature-study aids both in discernment and expression of things as they are. Nature-study cultivates in the child a love of the beautiful; it brings to him early a perception of color, form and music. He sees whatever there is in his environment, whether it be the thunder-head piled up in the western sky, or the golden flash of the oriole in the elm; whether it be the purple of the shadows on the snow, or the azure glint on the wing of the little butterfly. Also, what there is of sound, he hears; he reads the music score of the bird orchestra, separating each part and knowing which bird sings it. And the patter of the rain, the gurgle of the brook, the sighing of the wind in the pine, he notes and loves and becomes enriched thereby. But, more than all, nature-study gives the child a sense of companionship with life out of doors and an abiding love of nature. Let this latter be the teacher’s criterion for judging his or her work. If nature-study as taught does not make the child love nature and the out-of-doors, then it should cease. Let us not inflict permanent injury on the child by turning him away from nature instead of toward it. However, if the love of nature is in the teacher’s heart, there is no danger; such a teacher, no matter by what method, takes the child gently by the hand and walks with him in paths that lead to the seeing and comprehending of what he may find beneath his feet or above his head. And these paths whether they lead among the lowliest plants, or whether to the stars, finally converge and bring the wanderer to that serene peace and hopeful faith that is the sure inheritance of all those who realize fully that they are working units of this wonderful universe.

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Genre: Science
Author: Anna Botsford Comstock
Publisher: Ravenio Books
Release: 2016-05-31
File: 961 Pages
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Genre: Nature study
Author: Anna Botsford Comstock
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Release: 1929
File: 942 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015005816908

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Provides lessons on many topics of nature study, with questions that may form the basis for student projects.

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Genre: Nature study
Author: Anna Botsford Comstock
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Release: 1927
File: 942 Pages
ISBN-13: UCAL:B4519163

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Genre: History
Author: Anna Botsford Comstock
Publisher: Alpha Edition
Release: 2019-12-10
File: 960 Pages
ISBN-13: 9353928796

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Genre: Nature study
Author: Dietrich Lange
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Release: 1898
File: 329 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:32044097028476

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For years Anna Comstock's Handbook of Nature Study has been an essential tool for all budding naturalists but its large size made it impractical in the field. It has now been broken up into individual sections for easy portability. New full-color photos are included for those times that you're unable to see nature up close. This volume features the Birds section along with the author's lesson questions, suggested readings, and teacher's stories. Grab this book along with a field guide specific to your area and enjoy delving into the endlessly fascinating world that is nature-study.

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Author: Anna Comstock
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Release: 2020-09
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 1922348465

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Author: Anna Comstock
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Release: 2020-11
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ISBN-13: 1922348678

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Genre: Education
Author: Lange D. (Dietrich)
Publisher: Wentworth Press
Release: 2019-03-04
File: 344 Pages
ISBN-13: 0526844345

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