But is nature study enough? It's a question I often get when discussing nature study. In the last part of our nature study conference session, I am going to share my answer to that burning question and a few tips to help you succeed with nature study!
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Is nature study enough?
Yes, it is - for the younger years.
And, no it isn't - for the older years.
Tips to succeed with nature study:
Formal nature study is enough on its own when teaching science to younger students. (Pin this Tidbit)
When doing nature study with older students, you need to add in more information and experiments. (Pin this Tidbit)
Nature study brings science to life. (Pin this Tidbit)
See the full conference session - Nature study - the natural way to learn about science.
Check out the following articles for more tips on nature study:
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