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nature study

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(Education) the study of the natural world, esp animals and plants, by direct observation at an elementary level
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Noun1.nature study - the study of animals and plants in the natural world (usually at an elementary level)nature study - the study of animals and plants in the natural world (usually at an elementary level)
inquiry, research, enquiry - a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
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nature study

nscienze fpl naturali
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But we wanted a crow's nest for nature study," explained Anne.
Visitors to Capitol Reef can enjoy hiking, nature study, scenic drives, pristine night skies for star gazing, and camping.
A major State Of Nature study last year found more than half (56%) of studied land and freshwater species in the UK were in decline.
For a fun but informative classroom pet study and guide, "Gator, Gator, Second Grader" serves an excellent nature study with tons of humor and good instruction and information.
The Nature study finds that the rate of global movement of each virus, and its ability to circulate continuously between epidemics, is shaped by how quickly that virus changes its coat to escape immunity in the human population.
Teachers plan to invite pupils from other schools and community groups for nature study sessions as well.
Ed Hood, the new director of Opacum Land Trust, will talk about how local land trusts can work together to protect scenic natural landscapes for wildlife, nature study and passive recreation.
This book is gentle in approach and fascinating for nature study.
As California moves toward a majority of its population living in urban settings, investments in programs which engage new and better-informed audiences in nature study hold the potential to improve the documentation of environmental change and encourage stewardship activities in the wildlands and open spaces impacted by urban development.
The great interest in the Nature study is in part a reaction to the novelty of its conception of the AD process.
The exquisite Nature Study reveals a woman on the palm of a hand, her hair girdled around the wrist.
In both of these projects, I found that despite the presence of an emerging discourse about what a distinctive EE is or ought to be, classroom practice represented as EE was essentially either informational or nature study in character--somewhat different from the 'education for the environment' being advanced by researchers and curriculum developers internationally at the time.