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1897

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Zoology In The High School Curriculum, Henry B. Ward Aug 1897

Zoology In The High School Curriculum, Henry B. Ward

Studies from the Zoological Laboratory: The University of Nebraska

A long time has elapsed since Bacon gave to the world the sound advice that “ we should accustom ourselves to things themselves.” Little by little this idea has gained ground, until now it is recognized as a general principle in every grade of educational work and in widely separated departments of study that contact with concrete objects is far more inspiring and thought-producing than the mere scanning of black marks on a white page. So far as natural science is concerned, the varied training which it affords has been abundantly discussed before this association and elsewhere. To be sure, its ...