The Curious Nature Guide

Author: Clare Walker Leslie
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612125107
Size: 30.32 MB
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With dozens of simple prompts and exercises, best-selling author, naturalist, and artist Clare Walker Leslie invites you to step outside for just a few minutes a day, reignite your sense of wonder about the natural world, and discover the peace and grounding that come from connecting with nature. Using stunning photography as well as the author's own original illustrations, The Curious Nature Guide will inspire you to use all of your senses to notice the colors, sounds, smells, and textures of the trees, plants, animals, birds, insects, clouds, and other features that can be seen right outside your home, no matter where you live. Sketch or write about one exceptional nature image each day; learn to identify cloud types and the weather they bring; or create a record of what you see each day as you walk your dog. Easy, enjoyable, and enlightening, these simple exercises will transform your view of the world and your place within it.

Visual Learning And Teaching

Author: Susan Daniels
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1631982869
Size: 10.31 MB
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A creative guide to visual learning strategies with easy-to-use activities for increasing visual literacy. Emojis . . . avatars . . . icons . . . Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on visual communication. But even as we edge toward a virtual world, it’s still critical for students to comprehend and know how to make simple, meaningful marks. In this easy-to-use resource, Dr. Susan Daniels channels over twenty years of research and experience into a creative guide of strategies that enable educators to present the foundational skills of visual learning in the classroom. Educators will learn how to create a “visual toolbox” of tools that promote visual literacy across the curriculum and discover interac­tive activities to encourage visual learning and communication in all students. Digital content includes customizable forms and a PDF presen­tation. A free online PLC/Book Study Guide is available at freespirit.com/PLC.

Three Worlds Of Collective Human Experience Individual Life Social Change And Human Evolution

Author: Victor N. Shaw
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319981951
Size: 56.71 MB
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This book explores three worlds shared by the humans in their collective experiences. It identifies and explores the world of commonsense, the world of religion, and the world of science as three essential dimensions of human experience. The book helps understand that humans can gain comfort and pleasure in commonsense, achieve meaning and purpose from religion, and attain truth and rationality through science. It actively applies theories to and develops theoretical explanations from different domains or situations of human existence. This book is of interest to theorists, researchers, instructors, and students across major academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Curious Kids Nature Guide

Author: Fiona Cohen
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170833
Size: 13.36 MB
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Filled with fun facts and 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, this nature guide will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna, and natural phenomena of the region while also sharing ecological lessons.

Our World Discovery Kids

Author: Parragon
Publisher: Discovery Kids
ISBN: 9781472380548
Size: 54.76 MB
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Discover the secrets of our world. Using stunning illustrations and cutaway diagrams, Our World takes ou on a fascinating visual journey of our amazing planet, unlocking its incredible secrets along the way. Satisfy the curiosity of the most inquisitive minds and discover the natural wonders of the world we live in with this concise reference book for all the family. Learn all about violent natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes. Features key information on weather systems and extreme weather. Explore the Sun, Moon, and tides, and our place in the Solar System. Discover the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

Exploring Nature Journal For Kids

Author: Kim Andrews
Publisher: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781641523639
Size: 48.45 MB
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Just for kids: A guided nature journal to see, write, and sketch every discovery. Wild creatures, cloud formations, plant habitats, and more--nature is full of wonders to behold and explore! In this nature journal, young naturalists will get all of the guidance they need to study and record their experiences of the natural world. From developing observational skills to sketching and using all senses, Exploring Nature Journal for Kids encourages curious minds to think creatively and scientifically about the world around them. Complete with activity prompts and journaling ideas, this book is a must-have to make every outdoor adventure an opportunity for discovery. The Exploring Nature Journal for Kids includes: Nature Journal 101--Teach kids how to hone their powers of observation with essential guidance for taking field notes, using descriptive language, drawing, and reflecting on what they've seen! Handy Guidance--Get inspiration for outings, journaling ideas to spark writing, along with clues for what to look for and where. Space to Explore--Jot down thoughts, sketch, and engage your little naturalist's creativity. There is a world of discovery waiting outside--and this nature journal is the kids guide to experiencing it.

I Love Dirt

Author: Jennifer Ward
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9780834822399
Size: 52.68 MB
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I Love Dirt! presents 52 open-ended activities to help you engage your child in the outdoors. No matter what your location—from a small patch of green in the city to the wide-open meadows of the country—each activity is meant to promote exploration, stimulate imagination, and heighten a child's sense of wonder. To learn more about the author, Jennifer Ward, visit her website at jenniferwardbooks.com and to learn more about the illustrator, Susie Ghahremani, visit her website at boygirlparty.com.

A Head Start On Science

Author: William C. Ritz
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 1933531673
Size: 52.33 MB
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Because the activities have been field-tested by more than a thousand Head Start teachers over 10 years, you’ll find this collection unusually easy to use in a variety of settings, including elementary schools, pre-K programs, and day care. Each activity ends with a reproducible Family Science Connection—in both English and Spanish.

Hey Kids Out The Door Let S Explore

Author: Rhoda Redleaf
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605543381
Size: 25.35 MB
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Open the door to exciting and fun learning adventures! Whether pastures or skyscrapers are outside your door, the world around you is rich with learning opportunities. Walking trips are a terrific—and inexpensive—way for children to explore and experience their community. Use children's interests as starting points to plan walks that are meaningful and engaging, and let children's natural curiosity and wonder help guide their learning as they investigate neighborhood gardens, markets, and even construction sites. With 27 nature, community, and concept walks, Hey Kids! Out the Door, Let's Explore! promotes children's early learning. Included with each walk are vocabulary words and related children's books; a list of suggested items to bring along; and tips to extend children's learning before, during, and after the outing. You will also find planning and preparation materials, sample permission forms, and guidelines for carrying out safe and educational walking trips.