This Gorgeously Illustrated Guide Will Inspire Kids To Look Closely At The World Around Them Created By The Experts At The Renowned Brooklyn Botanic Garden, It Teaches Children How To Observe Environments As A Naturalist Does And Leads Them On 24 Adventures That Reveal The Complex Ecosystems Of Plants And Animals In The Woods, At The Beach, And In A City Park Detailed, Scientifically Based Drawings Help Young Scientists Identify Hundreds Of North American Plants And Animals, While Dozens Of Fun Projects Include Keeping A Journal, Conducting Field Experiments, And Exploring Nature With All Five Senses.Winner, Hands On Science Category, 2015 American Association For The Advancement Of Science Subaru Prize For Excellence In Science Books The Kid S Guide To Exploring Nature Has Also Been Named An Honor Book For The 2015 Green Earth Book Award In The Children S Nonfiction Category This informational book encourages young people to observe their surroundings each season, starting with spring The book starts by outlining some naturalist s tools a journal, camera, bags, ruler, backpack, colored pencils, magnifying glass, etc There are some tips on how to observe finding a spot, staying still and some information on different places to explore city, woods, meadow, near water, etc Each environment has a section within the greater season of the year I like this book for many reasons First of all, it has something in it for kids living in any environment Also, animal lovers and plant lovers alike will find interesting information Readers who aren t well versed in science or exploration will find the bolded terms defined in a glossary Additionally, there are pieces of history and suggested projects sprinkled in with t
This is a great nature guide through the seasons for those living on the east coast I live in Colorado so most of the plants and many of the animals don t occur here I quizzed myself on the numbered illustrations for each habitat which was a fun exercise to see how many of the east coast pla
Illustrations so life like they look like photographs Journal ActivitiesNature ActivitiesDescribes what different types of naturalists do horticulturist, botanist, taxonomist Separated by seasons and covers urban and rural areas. loved the illustrations, the explainations and activities definitely one to go back to. Bravo A wonderful creation that truly teaches in a simple way.Beautiful images and appealing text creating an intimate relationship with nature for kids and the big people that take them out.
- 120 pages
- The Kids Guide to Exploring Nature
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden Educators
- 05 February 2018 Brooklyn Botanic Garden Educators