This gorgeously illustrated guide will inspire kids to look closely at the world around them! Created by the experts at the renowned Brooklyn Botanic Garden, it teaches children how to observe environments as a naturalist does and leads them on 24 adventures that reveal the complex ecosystems of plants and animals in the woods, at the beach, and in a city park. Detailed, scientifically based drawings help young scientists identify hundreds of North American plants and animals, while dozens of fun projects include keeping a journal, conducting field experiments, and exploring nature with all five senses. Winner, Hands-on Science category, 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature has also been named an honor book for the 2015 Green Earth Book Award in the Children’s Nonfiction category!
About the Author
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an internationally esteemed leader in environmental education for children of all ages. Since 1913, the Garden's Education staff have designed and led inquiry-based programs for youth. In 2006, the Education team created BBG's first children's book, Gardening with Children, which has now been reprinted three times.
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I got a copy of this book as part of my Brooklyn Botanic Garden membership, and I just had to buy some more copies for the little explorers in my life. The illustrations are wonderful, and it's chock full of information that is fun and easy to understand.