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The sufficiency of nature study and a few tips - Nature Study Session, part 3 {Episode 46}

April 23, 2018 2 min read

The sufficiency of nature study and a few tips - Nature Study Session, part 3 {Episode 46}

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!

Hi, I’m Paige Hudson and you are listening to the Tips for Homeschool Science Show where we are breaking down the lofty concepts of science into building blocks you can use in your homeschool!

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The sufficiency of nature study and a few tips - Nature Study Session, part 3

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:

  1. Be prepared.
  2. Set aside enough time.
  3. Don't be afraid.
  4. Pack a backpack.
  5. Enjoy yourselves!

Takeaway Tidbits

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)

Additional Resources 

See the full conference session - Nature study - the natural way to learn about science.

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