Posts Tagged ‘ Nature Studies ’

Hands-On Learning

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Hands-On Learning

In these tough economic times, Kathy Ceceri’s wonderful collection of archived Hands-On Learning columns are just one more jewel that can be found within Home Education Magazine. In each column, Kathy offers easy to find resources and combines them with projects that are sure to inspire many hours of engaged and active learning with...
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Gardening with Children

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Gardening with Children

From a wonderful resource-and-idea-filled site, Gardening with Children: “There are few things children enjoy more than digging in the dirt and making mud pies. They are fascinated by looking for worms and bugs and love to water the garden and anything else in the near vicinity. Children also enjoy planting seeds, watching them grow...
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Oil Spill!

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Oil Spill!

“The Deepwater Horizon oil spill recently created by a leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico – now a blob of goo three times the size of Rhode Island that threatens Gulf fisheries, the Florida Keys, and the Louisiana coast – is hardly special in any positive sense of the world, but its prominence...
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Gaia Girls

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Gaia Girls

This series chronicles the adventures of the Gaia Girls – four girls from different corners of the globe chosen by the living organism of the earth to help stop the destructive practices of human beings…. The first book introduces us to 10 year old Elizabeth Angier and her fight against factory farming to save...
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What Bird?

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What Bird?

What Bird – The Ultimate Bird Guide is an excellent resource that I have used often. This free resource offers extensive tools to identify birds, including bird identification 101, blogs, articles and it even offers the tools to create your own field guide from their extensive database of North American birds. What Bird –...
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Day of Birth

Day of Birth

Do you ever wonder what was happening the day you were born? dayofbirth.co.uk/ will help you to find out. –Mary Nix
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Alaska Volcano Observatory

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The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) is a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS). You can check out current volcanic activity, volcano info, Alaska Volcano Observatory Online Library, images and...
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Botany.com

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Botany.com offers a botanical dictionary of plants and flowers. They describe their site saying: A botanical dictionary is also commonly referred to as a plant dictionary or flower dictionary. Use this outdoor and indoor plant resource to look up words used to describe plants, flower parts, types of foliage, plant living processes and growing...
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Education Outreach Program For Organized Groups and Home Schoolers The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is located just south of Annapolis in Edgewater, MD. We are one of several research branches of the Smithsonian, and are located on 3,000 acres of land along 14 miles of undeveloped shoreline on the Rhode River. SERC’TMs campus...
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Geology.com – Printable Mineral Chart

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Geology.com – Printable Mineral Chart

This mineral identification chart was created Art Crossman as a college course project at Mansfield University in 1997. He did an outstanding job, organizing minerals on the chart in a systematic way – according to their properties. His mineral identification chart has been used in mineralogy and phycial geology courses at Mansfield University ever...
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