Celebrating the Earth

Celebrating the Earth

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Invite young readers to observe, explore, and appreciate the natural world through engaging activities. Livo shows you how to use folk stories, personal narrative, and a variety of learning projects to teach students about amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, constellations, plants, aquatic creatures, and other natural phenomena. Designed to build a Naturalist Intelligence in young learners and give them an appreciation of and respect for the natural world, these stories and activities are packed with scientific information.Hummingbirda#39;s Trip (Paiute) In ancient times when the world was new, a rufous hummingbird decided that he wanted to see what was beyond the sun. Every day he ... So he thought of many ways to travel through the sky to find out what was beyond the sun. He thought, had ideas, changed them, and pondered how he could do such a thing. ... In a Brazilian story, a hummingbird hoarded water so that the people had no water at all and had to force the hummingbird to release the water.

Title:Celebrating the Earth
Author:Norma J. Livo
Publisher:Libraries Unlimited - 2000


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