Connecting with nature : a naturalist's perspective
Source:NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, Va., p.206 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb QH541.2 .S72 2012
Keywords:1915-, Ecology--Study and teaching--Activity programs, Environmental education--Activity programs, Human ecology--Philosophy, Natural history--Study and teaching--Activity programs, Naturalists--United States--Biography, Nature study--Activity programs, Nature--Effect of human beings on, Outdoor life--Study and teaching--Activity programs, Robert C. (Robert Cyril), Stebbins
Contents: Introduction. Ecology : a pathway to connecting with nature -- pt. 1. Connecting with nature, an ecological approach : goals, activities, field trips, nature stories, nature's driving force for change. Early memories and the nature connection ; Goals of an ecological approach ; Developing awareness and exciting interest ; Learning from successful cooperative models ; Listening in on a naturalist's experiences ; Evolution : nature's driving force for change -- pt. 2. Nature bonding : impediments and hopeful prospects. The high cost of ecological illiteracy ; Hopeful prospects : an historic message that almost succeeded, some reasons for hope -- pt. 3. Suggestions for some educational priorities. Educational responses ; Conclusion.