Handbook of Nature Study

4,33 valoración promedio
( 1.065 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780801493843: Handbook of Nature Study

A matchless handbook for decades, this classic work has been the natural history bible for countless teachers and others who seek information about their environment. Written originally for those elementary school teachers who knew little of common plants and animals, and even less about the earth beneath their feet and the skies overhead, this book is for the most part as valid and helpful today as it was when first written in 1911―and revised in the spirit of its authors by a group of naturalists in 1939. After all, dandelions, toads, robins, and constellations have changed little since then! And modern society's concern with the quality of life and the impact of people on soil, water, and wildlife makes this book even more relevant. Nature-study, as used in this handbook, encompasses all living things except humans, as well as all nonliving things such as rocks and minerals, the heavens, and weather. Of the living things described, most are common in the northeastern states, and many, such as the dandelion, milkweed, and mullein, and the house mouse, muskrat, and red fox, are so widespread that people living outside the United States will recognize them easily.

Anna Botsford Comstock very appropriately took the view that we should know first and best the things closest to us. Only then, when we have an intimate knowledge of our neighbors, should we, journey farther afield to learn about more distant things. Teachers and children will find the material in this book invaluable in that regard. Details of the most common, but in some ways the most interesting, things are brought out, first by careful, nontechnical descriptions of the things themselves and later by thoughtful questions and study units. Because the most common things are treated in greatest detail, materials for study are easy to find. Whether the reader lives in the inner city or in the rural outback, the handbook is a treasure trove of information. A teacher does not need to know much about nature to use this handbook. The information is there for the novice and the expert alike. All that is needed is an inquiring mind, senses to observe, and a willingness to think about nature on a personal level. To enter this book in search of information about any common organism, stone, or object in the sky is to open the door to a fresh and lively acquaintance with one's environment.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

From the Back Cover:

'A matchless handbook for decades, this classic has been the natural history bible of countless teachers and others who seek information about their natural environment. Written originally for those elementary school teachers who knew little of common plants and animals, and even less about earth beneath their feel and the skies overhead, this book is for the most part as valid and helpful to day as it was when first written in 1911.

Review:

Where else but in this 3-lb., 900-page paperback can students find so many answers to their endless questions - about animals, plants, rocks and minerals, climate and weather, and about the skies at night - that is, about one's environment? No other natural history handbook has been as popular with grade school, high school, and college students. First appearing in 1911, it has been republished dozens of times, for the most part with little change other than updating.
Science Books and Films (January 1987)



"Quality field guides will enrich your nature encounters. A comprehensive resource is Anna Botsford Comstock's Handbook of Nature Study."―Malinda S. Zellman, Bay Area Parent (June 2000)



"Did you know that this classic was still in print? Focused on the northeast U.S., this book describes a wonderful diversity of basic natural history."―Ecology (January, 2004)



Although many readers in the chemical, biological and physical disciplines will profit by the publication of this book, I feel that biologists stand to gain the most. For most biological scientists this book will open up a new scientific world.... Chemists, physical chemists and chemical physicists who are considering entering the biological field will also find the book helpful because of the large amount of biological data and the large number of applications to biological processes reviewed. Highly recommended! ―The Quarterly Review of Biology (June, 1987)

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Comstock, Anna Botsford
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 1986. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería KS-9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,04
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,37
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Comstock, Anna Botsford
Editorial: Comstock Publishing 7/3/1986 (1986)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Paperback or Softback Cantidad: 10
Librería
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Comstock Publishing 7/3/1986, 1986. Paperback or Softback. Estado de conservación: New. The Handbook of Nature Study. Book. Nº de ref. de la librería BBS-9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,39
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Cornell University Press (1986)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 15
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cornell University Press, 1986. Estado de conservación: New. 1986. New edition. Paperback. Series: Comstock Book. Num Pages: 912 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 236 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1298. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 29,22
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Irlanda a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Cornell University Press, United States (1986)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cornell University Press, United States, 1986. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. A matchless handbook for decades, this classic work has been the natural history bible for countless teachers and others who seek information about their environment. Written originally for those elementary school teachers who knew little of common plants and animals, and even less about the earth beneath their feet and the skies overhead, this book is for the most part as valid and helpful today as it was when first written in 1911--and revised in the spirit of its authors by a group of naturalists in 1939. After all, dandelions, toads, robins, and constellations have changed little since then! And modern society s concern with the quality of life and the impact of people on soil, water, and wildlife makes this book even more relevant. Nature-study, as used in this handbook, encompasses all living things except humans, as well as all nonliving things such as rocks and minerals, the heavens, and weather. Of the living things described, most are common in the northeastern states, and many, such as the dandelion, milkweed, and mullein, and the house mouse, muskrat, and red fox, are so widespread that people living outside the United States will recognize them easily. Anna Botsford Comstock very appropriately took the view that we should know first and best the things closest to us. Only then, when we have an intimate knowledge of our neighbors, should we, journey farther afield to learn about more distant things. Teachers and children will find the material in this book invaluable in that regard. Details of the most common, but in some ways the most interesting, things are brought out, first by careful, nontechnical descriptions of the things themselves and later by thoughtful questions and study units. Because the most common things are treated in greatest detail, materials for study are easy to find. Whether the reader lives in the inner city or in the rural outback, the handbook is a treasure trove of information. A teacher does not need to know much about nature to use this handbook. The information is there for the novice and the expert alike. All that is needed is an inquiring mind, senses to observe, and a willingness to think about nature on a personal level. To enter this book in search of information about any common organism, stone, or object in the sky is to open the door to a fresh and lively acquaintance with one s environment. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 31,04
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Cornell University Press, United States (1986)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cornell University Press, United States, 1986. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. A matchless handbook for decades, this classic work has been the natural history bible for countless teachers and others who seek information about their environment. Written originally for those elementary school teachers who knew little of common plants and animals, and even less about the earth beneath their feet and the skies overhead, this book is for the most part as valid and helpful today as it was when first written in 1911--and revised in the spirit of its authors by a group of naturalists in 1939. After all, dandelions, toads, robins, and constellations have changed little since then! And modern society s concern with the quality of life and the impact of people on soil, water, and wildlife makes this book even more relevant. Nature-study, as used in this handbook, encompasses all living things except humans, as well as all nonliving things such as rocks and minerals, the heavens, and weather. Of the living things described, most are common in the northeastern states, and many, such as the dandelion, milkweed, and mullein, and the house mouse, muskrat, and red fox, are so widespread that people living outside the United States will recognize them easily. Anna Botsford Comstock very appropriately took the view that we should know first and best the things closest to us. Only then, when we have an intimate knowledge of our neighbors, should we, journey farther afield to learn about more distant things. Teachers and children will find the material in this book invaluable in that regard. Details of the most common, but in some ways the most interesting, things are brought out, first by careful, nontechnical descriptions of the things themselves and later by thoughtful questions and study units. Because the most common things are treated in greatest detail, materials for study are easy to find. Whether the reader lives in the inner city or in the rural outback, the handbook is a treasure trove of information. A teacher does not need to know much about nature to use this handbook. The information is there for the novice and the expert alike. All that is needed is an inquiring mind, senses to observe, and a willingness to think about nature on a personal level. To enter this book in search of information about any common organism, stone, or object in the sky is to open the door to a fresh and lively acquaintance with one s environment. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 31,06
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Cornell University Press
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 15
Librería
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cornell University Press. Estado de conservación: New. 1986. New edition. Paperback. Series: Comstock Book. Num Pages: 912 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 236 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1298. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 31,11
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Cornell University Press
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 16
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cornell University Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 23,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,86
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Cornell University Press (1986)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cornell University Press, 1986. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería GB-9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,34
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,20
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Comstock Publishing/Cornell Un (2017)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: > 20
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Comstock Publishing/Cornell Un, 2017. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Nº de ref. de la librería 0801493846

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 30,67
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,68
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Anna Botsford Comstock
Editorial: Comstock Publishing 1986-07-03, Ithaca (1986)
ISBN 10: 0801493846 ISBN 13: 9780801493843
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Comstock Publishing 1986-07-03, Ithaca, 1986. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780801493843

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,66
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,80
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda