Naturalist Writers and Environmental Sentiments

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine E. Matthews, Professor (Creator)
Kristin Bennett (Contributor)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Naturalist writers provide a myriad of potential learning experiences, from extolling the virtues of uninhibited inquiry to developing an appreciation for observation skills. Simultaneously, the works of naturalist writers offer students the opportunity to explore the nuances of other landscapes and cultures, as well as their own. Incorporating naturalist writers into your curriculum offers a refreshing opportunity for instruction that is substantive and relevant to a number of broad, interdisciplinary themes. This is critical for middle school students who strive to make a connection between their lives inside and outside of school.

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Science Scope, 26 (3), 22 – 27
Language: English
Date: 2002
Naturalist writers, Middle school curriculum

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