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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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Based on the results reported in the Nature study, drugs acting through this mechanism might be expected to improve the health and prolong the lifespan of human beings.
*** The authors of the balance of nature study didn't venture any conclusions as to why the students believed in the theory despite evidence to the contrary.
Ed Hood, the new director of Opacum Land Trust, will talk about how local land trusts can work together to protect scenic natural landscapes for wildlife, nature study and passive recreation.
This book is gentle in approach and fascinating for nature study.
The great interest in the Nature study is in part a reaction to the novelty of its conception of the AD process.
As California moves toward a majority of its population living in urban settings, investments in programs which engage new and better-informed audiences in nature study hold the potential to improve the documentation of environmental change and encourage stewardship activities in the wildlands and open spaces impacted by urban development.
The exquisite Nature Study reveals a woman on the palm of a hand, her hair girdled around the wrist.
In both of these projects, I found that despite the presence of an emerging discourse about what a distinctive EE is or ought to be, classroom practice represented as EE was essentially either informational or nature study in character--somewhat different from the 'education for the environment' being advanced by researchers and curriculum developers internationally at the time.
Through eight chapters, Rubin describes a year of nature study by her students and the evolution of her curriculum through all subject areas, specifically how nature and nature study can have a dramatic impact on students' interest and dedication to schoolwork.
Beginning with ten tips for getting started on nature study, "To Look Closely: Science and Literacy in the Natural World" utilizing 'A Year At The Stream' in autumn, winter, and spring, to illustrate and demonstrate a basic study of the intricacy and interconnectedness of the natural world.
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.
James Watson, Director of WCS's Climate Change Program and lead author of the Nature study, said.