A field guide to forests coloring book

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Author: Roger Tory Peterson,John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

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Sponsored by The National Wildlife Federation and The National Audubon Society, this is the first coloring book designed especially to teach forest ecology. Features all the common species of North America, shown in line drawings and in color for reference purposes, clear descriptions, and realistic scenes of natural habitats.

A Field Guide to the Birds Coloring Book

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Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Peter Alden,John Sill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780395325216

Category: Nature

Page: 64

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Learning about nature has never been so much fun -- or so easy. Anyone, young or old, who can hold a pencil, brush, or crayon can quickly learn to identify nature with these coloring books based on the famous Peterson Field Guides. Once you have actually identified and colored an image, its filed marks will be engraved in your memory.

Birds

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Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Peter Alden,John Sill

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618307227

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 1321

From the brilliant blue of an Indigo Bunting to the scarlet red of a Summer Tanager, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about birds. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that educates as it entertains. Place the new color stickers next to the drawings for a visual reference while coloring. Coloring the drawings helps reinforce the color, image, and shape of each bird, improving your memory and perception while offering a pleasant and easy way to learn. Fun for adults as well as children, beginning and experienced naturalists alike.

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Fourth Edition)

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Author: Susan Wise Bauer,Jessie Wise

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393253635

Category: Education

Page: 880

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Is your child getting lost in the system, becoming bored, losing his or her natural eagerness to learn? If so, it may be time to take charge of your child’s education—by doing it yourself. The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school—one that will train him or her to read, to think, to understand, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. Veteran home educators Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise outline the classical pattern of education called the trivium, which organizes learning around the maturing capacity of the child’s mind and comprises three stages: the elementary school “grammar stage,” when the building blocks of information are absorbed through memorization and rules; the middle school “logic stage,” in which the student begins to think more analytically; and the high-school “rhetoric stage,” where the student learns to write and speak with force and originality. Using this theory as your model, you’ll be able to instruct your child—whether full-time or as a supplement to classroom education—in all levels of reading, writing, history, geography, mathematics, science, foreign languages, rhetoric, logic, art, and music, regardless of your own aptitude in those subjects. Thousands of parents and teachers have already used the detailed book lists and methods described in The Well-Trained Mind to create a truly superior education for the children in their care. This extensively revised fourth edition contains completely updated curricula and book lists, links to an entirely new set of online resources, new material on teaching children with learning challenges, cutting-edge math and sciences recommendations, answers to common questions about home education, and advice on practical matters such as standardized testing, working with your local school board, designing a high-school program, preparing transcripts, and applying to colleges. You do have control over what and how your child learns. The Well-Trained Mind will give you the tools you’ll need to teach your child with confidence and success.

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)

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Author: Susan Wise Bauer,Jessie Wise

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393067084

Category: Education

Page: 814

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A new edition of a forefront home-schooling reference shares step-by-step recommendations for providing a child with an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school, in a guide that incorporates updated resource listings, contact information, and Internet links. 20,000 first printing.

The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical Education

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Author: Leigh A. Bortins

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780230107687

Category: Education

Page: 256

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In the past, correct spelling, the multiplication tables, the names of the state capitals and the American presidents were basics that all children were taught in school. Today, many children graduate without this essential knowledge. Most curricula today follow a haphazard sampling of topics with a focus on political correctness instead of teaching students how to study. Leigh Bortins, a leading figure in the homeschooling community, is having none of it. She believes that there are core areas of knowledge that are essential to master. Without knowing the multiplication tables, children can't advance to algebra. Without mastery of grammar, students will have difficulty expressing themselves. Without these essential building blocks of knowledge, students may remember information but they will never possess a broad and deep understanding of how the world works. In The Core, Bortins gives parents the tools and methodology to implement a rigorous, thorough, and broad curriculum based on the classical model, including: - Rote memorization to cement knowledge - Systematic learning of geography, historical facts, and timelines - Reading the great books and seminal historical documents instead of adaptations and abridged editions - Rigorous training in math and the natural sciences

12 Rules For Life

Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben!

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Author: Jordan B. Peterson

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641239842

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!

Dinosaurs

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Author: John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618542246

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 2700

From the green Proceratops to the fearsome orangy gray Tyrannosaurus rex, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about dinosaurs. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that educates as it entertains. Place the new color stickers next to the drawings for a visual reference while coloring. Coloring the drawings helps reinforce the color, image, and shape of each dinosaur, improving your memory and perception while offering a pleasant and easy way to learn. Fun for adults as well as children, beginning and experienced naturalists alike.

Endangered Wildlife

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780395573242

Category: Nature

Page: 64

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Illustrations of endangered mammals, birds, reptiles, and other animals are accompanied by text describing the animals, their habitats, and how they have become endangered.

Michigan Out-of-doors

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Conservation of natural resources

Page: N.A

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Tuebor Terra

Defending Michigan's Environment

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Environmental protection

Page: N.A

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Der Kosmos-Vogelführer

alle Arten Europas, Nordafrikas und Vorderasiens

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Author: Killian Mullarney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783440134610

Category:

Page: 442

View: 2045

#Urban Birding

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Author: David Lindo

Publisher: Kosmos

ISBN: 3440162125

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 1909

Eins ist klar: Wer dieses Buch gelesen hat, schnappt sich ein Fernglas und geht in den nächsten Park, um Vögel zu beobachten. 115 Städte weltweit hat Urban Birder David Lindo besucht und erzählt erstaunliche und inspirierende Geschichten über die Vögel, die er auf seinen Trips erlebt hat. Auch in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz war er unterwegs, hat Experten vor Ort getroffen oder sich einfach durch den Großstadtdschungel treiben lassen. Denn Vögel beobachten kann man in der Stadt praktisch immer und überall. „Look up!“, lautet das einfache Motto des sympathischen Briten. So öffnet er unsere Augen für die Wildnis in den Städten und nimmt uns mit zu spannenden Abenteuern im urbanen Alltag.

Kleine Vogelkunde Ostafrikas

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Author: Nicholas Drayson

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644306915

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Ein bezaubernder Liebesroman, den man mit einem Lächeln zuklappt Mr. Malik ist ein warmherziger, schüchterner Mann mit einem großen Geheimnis: Er ist bis über beide Ohren verliebt in Rose, die Leiterin der örtlichen Gruppe von Vogelbeobachtern. Während er noch überlegt, wie er die Dame seines Herzens als Begleiterin zum jährlichen Nairobi Hunt Ball gewinnen kann, trifft der charmante Draufgänger Harry Khan in der Stadt ein. Auch er hat bald ein Auge auf Rose geworfen und möchte sie ebenfalls zum Ball einladen. Da schreiten die Gentlemen aus Mr. Maliks Club ein und schlagen den beiden Rivalen eine Wette vor ... «Selten war ein Buch auf so charmante Art witzig wie dieses.» Frankfurter Neue Presse

The U.S. Outdoor Atlas & Recreation Guide

A State-by-state Guide to Over 5,000 Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation Areas

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Author: John Oliver Jones

Publisher: Mariner Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 191

View: 4618

A guide to more than five thousand public and private facilities, including state and national parks, provides detailed directions, addresses, and telephone numbers, plus information on fees, permits, and wildlife. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Atlas des Vogelzugs

die Wanderungen der Vögel auf unserer Erde

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Author: Jonathan Elphick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783258072883

Category:

Page: 176

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