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Nature textbooks

Title

Nature textbooks

Description

This collection includes a range of teaching materials relating to nature and the natural world and demonstrate what was taught to children in Australian between c.1880-c.1950.  These items are part of the Australian School Textbook collection.

Subject

School textbooks and education

Items in the Nature textbooks Collection

Nature-study : a field lesson at Werribee Gorge, Bacchus Marsh, to the pupils of the Continuation School and the students of the Training College, Education Department, Melbourne
"Supplement to the Education Gazette and Teachers' Aid, 21st May, 1906"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

The A.B.C. of botany
Open file in large view BookReader

First studies in plant life in Australasia : with numerous questions, directions for outdoor work, and drawing and composition exercises
Whitcombe & Tombs job no. G11854.Cover price 1/3.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

On the Barrier Reef : a story of Australia's coral wonderland
"Abridged for use in schools.""For children aged 12 to 14 years."Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

Comparative methods of digestion, circulation & respiration in fishes, amphibia & mammals
Ferguson no. 18658.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

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