Handbook of Nature Study: For Teachers and Pupils in Elementary Schools (Google eBook)

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Macmillan Company, 1898 - Nature study - 329 pages
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Page 334 - A clear account of the geological formation of mountains and their various methods of origin in language so clear and untechnical that it will not confuse even the most unscientific.
Page 334 - A record of the procession of the months from midway in September to midway in May. The observations on Nature are accurate and sympathetic, and they are interspersed with glimpses of a charming home life and bits of cheerful philosophy.
Page 333 - THE GREAT WORLD'S FARM. Some Account of Nature's Crops and How they are Sown.
Page 333 - A splendid book to be put in the hands of any youth who may need an incentive to interest in out-door life or the history of things around him.
Page 331 - Citizen Bird" is in every way a remarkable book. It is the story of the BirdPeople told for the House-People, especially the young House-People, being dedicated " To all Boys and Girls who Love Birds and Wish to Protect Them.
Page 334 - Miss Porter has her famous schools, and her young ladies flit across his page and lend their brightness to the scene. And, moreover, he sometimes comes back to the city, and he writes pleasantly of his New York club, the Century. Last, but not least, there are lucubrations on a great many personal and social topics, in which the touch is light and graceful and the philosophy is sound and sweet.
Page 333 - BADENOCH. With Illustrations by Margaret JD Badenoch and others. Second Edition. Gilt top, $1.25. " The volume is fascinating from beginning to end, and there are many hints to be found in the wisdom and thrift shown by the smallest animal creatures.
Page iii - Handbook of Nature Study FOR TEACHERS AND PUPILS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS By D. LANGE, Instructor in Nature Study in the Public Schools of St.
Page 331 - To all Boys and Girls who Love Birds and Wish to Protect Them." It is not a mere sympathetic plea for protection. It shows how Citizen Bird "works for his own living as well as ours, pays his rent and taxes, and gives free concerts daily;" is scientifically accurate in description of anatomy, dress and habits; and is illustrated by over one hundred engravings in halftone, together with descriptive diagrams, and has a valuable index of some 154 American birds. It is a question when one becomes too...

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