Elementary Science Lessons: Being a Systematic Course of Practical Object Lessons Illustrated by Simple Experiments, Volume 1

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Longmans, Green, 1900 - Science
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Page v - III., and IV. Each, $0.50.* This course of elementary science lessons is designed and arranged specially for the purpose of developing and training the minds of young children. Each book might stand by itself or be combined with any other course of lessons, being general and fundamental in its character. The course forms a continuous and connected system of practical object lessons running throughout the whole of the elementary school course and developing into the more specific experimental science...
Page ii - Elementary Science Lessons. Being a Systematic Course of Practical Object Lessons. Illustrated by Simple Experiments. By W. HEWITT, B.Sc. Parts I., II., III., and IV.
Page xi - The teacher a part will be mainly that of a leader, seeking to concentrate the attention of the children and to prevent the conversation becoming desultory, suggesting lines upon which the examination of the object should proceed, assisting the children by the simple experimental illustrations, and helping them to express themselves in clear and correct language.
Page ix - ... as subordinate to the much more important function of the development and training of the mind ; in other words, instruction must be subordinated to education.
Page xii - It may, however, again be pointed out that these notes are not to suggest to the teacher matter which he is to communicate to the children...

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