Things to See & Do in North Carolina
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
North Carolina Zoological Park
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Western North Carolina Nature Center
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Latta Plantation Home School Camps
Field Trips: Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird-watching, Shore Walking
With Jim Arnosky as your guide, an ordinary hike becomes an eye-opening experience. He'll help you spot a hawk soaring far overhead and note the details of a dragonfly up close. Study the black-and-white drawings -- based on his own field research -- and you'll discover if those tracks in the brush were made by a deer or a fox.
In his celebrated style, this author, artist, and naturalist enthusiastically shares a wealth of tips. Jim Arnosky wants you to enjoy watching wildlife. He carefully explains how field marks, shapes, and location give clues for identifying certain plants and animals wherever you are. He gives hints for sharpening observational skills. And he encourages you to draw and record birds, insects, shells, animal tracks, and other finds from a busy day's watch.
Nature Studies Homeschool Curriculum
Considering God's Creation
Nature Studies Activities & Experiments
How I Teach a Large Family in a Relaxed, Classical Way: Science
Handbook of Nature Study
Arbor Day National Poster Contest
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