The Handbook of Nature Study

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'A matchless handbook for decades, this classic has been the natural history bible of countless teachers and others who seek information about their natural environment. Written originally for those elementary school teachers who knew little of common plants and animals, and even less about earth beneath their feet and the skies overhead, this book is for the most part as valid and helpful to day as it was when first written in 1911. less

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David George Haskell Comstock’s book is important because she changed the course of education in the US, making the case for what we’d now call ‘environmental education.’ (Source)

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