The Educator-Journal (Classic Reprint)

The Educator-Journal (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Educator-Journal From the parnsip or celery in the garden procure some of the black and green barred caterpillars. Note that when disturbed a forked organ resembling horns is suddenly thrust out from near the forward end of the body. At the same time a very dis agreeable odor can be detected emanating from the caterpillar. If placed in a glass jar and fed they may be seen after a time to creep up the side of the jar, fasten the hind feet by means of a little tuft of silk, spin a loose loop and pass the head into it. After remaining quiet from twelve to eigh teen hours the caterpillar's skin splits open at the head and is gradually worked back to the feet by movements of the body. Here it drops to the bottom of the jar leaving the dark brown chrysalis swinging in its silken hammock. From this chrysalis may emerge in about ten or twelve days the beautiful black and yellow asterias butterfly. The teacher will never need to search for material of this character if the child ren are informed that caterpillars are wanted for study. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 702 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 921g
  • English
  • 380 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243032420
  • 9780243032426