ERIC Number: ED468807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Watching Nature: A Beginner's Field Guide.
This field guide provides guidance to beginners on how to look for clues to animal activities; remember bird songs; attract birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to the backyard; develop the skills needed to identify wildflowers; look for distinctive field marks on wildlife; keep an accurate journal of outdoor discoveries; and make on-the-spot field sketches and take outdoor photos. Contents include: (1) "Wildlife Watching"; (2) "Landmarks and Highlights"; (3) "Flowers, Trees and Lichens"; (4) "Sounds of Summer"; (5) "Waterways and Seashores"; (6) "Winter Wonders"; (7) "Backyard Sanctuary"; (8) "The Naturalist's Notebook"; (9) "Tools of the Trade"; (10) "Country Comforts"; and (11) "Saving It." (YDS)
Descriptors: Animals, Elementary Education, Naturalistic Observation, Science Education, Skill Development, Wildlife
Sterling Publishing Company, 387 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016 ($9.95). Tel: 212-532-7160; Web site: http://www.sterlingpub.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Photographs by Kevin Byron.