Indeed, nature-study, as it appeals to us in books, fails of its chief end if it does not send us to nature itself.
Can any one say that the city offers a poor chance for nature-study?
In the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation he opened a school in which at first he employed only manual-training and nature-study work.
The proper objects of nature-study are the things that one oftenest meets.
Of all subjects that should not be taught by the book, nature-study is chief.
Primarily, nature-study, as the writer conceives it, is not knowledge.
You have probably learned at school in your nature-study work that these are—what?
The first essential in nature-study is actually to see the thing or the phenomenon.
The good teacher of nature-study must greatly modify the old idea of "recitations."
nature-study is not merely the adding of one more thing to a curriculum.