Title: School gardening and nature study in English rural schools and in London
Year: 1909 (1900s)
Authors: Sipe, Susan Bender. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Nature study School gardens
Publisher: Washington, Govt. print off.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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the master; abortive attempts to improve the herbage. (d) Wind as an enemy of trees. (e) What the cattle are doing to modify the natural forest growth.(/) The grasses natural to the forest and how one grass maybe an enemy to all others.Leaders: Mr. T. S. Dymond, H. M. I., and Mr. F. Dent. (4) July 13, to Caterham. Object: A further study of plants found on chalky soils.Leaders: Miss K. M. Hall and Miss Foxlee. (5) September 21, to Kew Gardens. Object: The study of trees. Leader: The director of the Royal Gardens, Lieutenant-ColonelTrain, M. B., C. I. E., F. R. S. NATURE STUDY AT THE KENTISH TOWN ROAD SCHOOL, LONDON. The present head master of this school is Mr. G. G. Lewis. It isone of the old schools of London, with many classes in one room. Mr.Lewis encouragesoriginal investiga-tion among hisboys. He givesthem suggestivelists of problemsthey may studyout of school hoursin plant growing,in the aquarium,and in soil forma-tion. Prizes areawarded for thepapers showing in-dependent work.
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Fig. 7.—Lesson in forestry on Ilarnpstead Heath. LESSONS ON HAMPSTEAD HEATH. Hampstead Heath is a mile away. But here geography, botany,and animal life are taught (figs. 7 and 8). The new code allowsclasses to be taken for outdoor trips of not less than an hour and ahalf. The classes are large, 40 in each. Each class is taken out oncein five weeks. There are many ponds on Hampstead Heath which 204 20
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