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“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” -Henry David Thoreau
Have you ever been around someone who’s passionate about something? They typically get pretty excited about their passion, don’t they? And, being around their passion can often inspire us to get excited about the subject, too.
Be ready to feel a tinge of excitement as you go through this curriculum! Learn about EIGHT famous naturalists and the passion each one had for learning science through nature.
Enjoy the biographies of:
- John James Audubon
- Henry David Thoreau
- John Muir
- Florence Merriam Bailey
- John Chapman
- Anna Bostford Comstock
- Gregor Mendel
- Ladybird Johnson
Each of these people had a unique love for specific things in nature that led to major advancements in scientific understanding, nature study, and/or protection of nature and you’ll get to “meet” every one of them!
Dig a little deeper into all sorts of science concepts yourself throughout the study as you learn about birds, wildflowers, apple trees, ponds, genetics, and national parks through a great mix of varied media and activities.
Grab a nature journal and get ready to sketch birds like John James Audubon and practice entomology like Anna Botsford Comstock. Be prepared to sharpen your observation skills and even dream about your own passions (and so much more) as you spend a little quality time with these eight famous naturalists.
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” -John Muir
Gather multiple ages for lessons that are suitable for everyone from 1st-8th grades with just about any learning style or ability.
- 34 pages
- Digital curriculum
- Appropriate for black and white printing
- Printing is not necessary
- Content suitable for charter schools