Handbook of Nature-Study for Teachers and Parents

Handbook of Nature-Study for Teachers and Parents : Based on the Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets, with Much Additional Material and Many New Illustrations (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Handbook of Nature-Study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets, With Much Additional Material and Many New Illustrations At the first meeting of this committee Mr. Powell made a strong plea for interesting the children of the country in farming as a remedial measure, and maintained that the first step toward agriculture was nature-study. It had been Mr. Powell's custom to give simple agricultural and nature study instruction to the school children of every town where he was con ducting a farmers' institute, and his opinion was, therefore, based upon experience. The committee desired to see for itself the value of this idea, and experimental work was suggested, using the schools of Westchester County as a laboratory. Mr. R. Fulton Cutting generously furnished the funds for this experiment, and work was done that year in the Westchester schools, which satisfied the committee Of the soundness of the project. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 976 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 49mm | 1,279g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243263023
  • 9780243263028