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Connecting with Nature: A Naturalist's Perspective

National Science Teachers Association

Paperback | Aug 2012 | #200265 | ISBN-13: 9781936959112
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About this book

This is the story of how one child fell in love with nature and your students can, too. Taking what he calls ‘a nature-centered worldview’, author Robert Stebbins blends activities, examples, and stories with his perspectives on the importance of dealing objectively yet compassionately with social and environmental problems.


Ecology—A Pathway to Connecting with Nature

Chapter 1: Early Memories and the Nature Connection
Chapter 2: Goals of an Ecological Approach
Chapter 3: Developing Awareness and Exciting Interest
Chapter 4: Learning from Successful Cooperative Models
Chapter 5: Listening in on a Naturalist’s Experiences Nature Walks. Interacting with Plants and Animals in the Field. Nature Stories
Chapter 6: Evolution, Nature’s Driving Force for Change

Chapter 7: The High Cost of Ecological Illiteracy
Chapter 8: Hopeful Prospects: A Historic Message That Almost Succeeded

Chapter 9: Educational Responses
Chapter 10: Conclusion

Appendix: Other Successful Models For Teaching Nature Study
Reading List
Activities Explored In This Book
Nature-bonding Activities

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