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nature study

the study of the natural world, esp animals and plants, by direct observation at an elementary level
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The Nature study also sheds important light on the role of India in the global spread of seasonal influenza viruses.
Painful or puzzling, deeply laced with ambiguity, the sculptures Fallen Woman, Tits, Nature Study, Spiral Woman and Janus Fleuri, sometimes hanging at eye level, appear to be sexually charged although they are ambivalent, encompassing female and male attributes.
Rubin, a consultant and presenter on literacy and critical thinking skills who incorporated nature study into her first and second-grade curriculum, explains how nature study can help students learn to be observers and critical thinkers in science, math, and language arts.
Of special note are the two chapters dedicated to Literacy Through Nature Study in terms of reading and writing.
James Watson, Director of WCS's Climate Change Program and lead author of the Nature study, said.
Ian joined the CNFC in 1949 after becoming a teacher at Middlesbrough's Marton Grove Junior School where he was asked to specialise in nature study.
How consciously have camps promoted nature study in the past?
The Nature study of the CLOUD experiment's results found that, through the influence of sulphuric acid, ionisation could enhance the rate of water droplet growth at certain temperatures.
The multi-population Nature study compared DNA from 9,772 MS patients with that from 17,376 unrelated healthy individuals.
We are beginning to find out what an important part nature study in its manifold directions holds in our social life; and the more so, seeing that modern 'civilisation' is hostile to many forms of life not immediately bound up with that of the genus homo.
In the Nature study, prematurely aged mice developed degenerative problems such as shrinkage of organs, inability to produce sperm, and failure of their brains to produce new neurons or to maintain the structural integrity of the myelin sheath that protects existing neurons.
His opening to the Nature Study section includes a run-on sentence linking children's interest in animals with education.