Teaching Children PC

Pacific Edge Permaculture pacedge at magna.com.au
Mon Sep 25 01:43:38 EDT 2000


Carolyn, you may be able to answer this inquiry.

Carolyn is a permaculture educator that works with children, has produced a
book of her work in the Brisbane area

...Fiona

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on 23/9/00 4:02 AM, PINC at pinc at svn.net wrote:

> Is anyone familiar with "Learnscapes"? I think this is a school curriculum
> developed in Queensland. Would love some contact info and any other info.
> 
> Penny
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marsha Hanzi [mailto:hanzibra at svn.com.br]
> Sent: Friday, September 22, 2000 7:24 AM
> To: permaculture
> Subject: Re: Teaching Children PC
> 
> 
> Also "AChildren´s Food Forest"  by Carolyn Nuttall, which is specific to
> Permaculture...I lost her e-mail when my computer blew but
> I am sure some Australian participant can  confirm her present address..
> Marsha
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Graham Burnett <gburnett at unisonfree.net>
> To: permaculture <permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
> Cc: Permaculture Association <permaculture.uk at btinternet.com>;
> <ejota9 at surfnetusa.com>
> Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2000 4:18 PM
> Subject: Re: Teaching Children PC
> 
> 
> 'Sharing Nature with Children' by Joseph Cornell (1979, Dawn Publications,
> ISBN 0-916124-14-2,
> 14618 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, CA 95959)- 'The Classic Parent's &
> Teachers Nature Awareness
> Guidebook'- lots of activities and games aimed at developing awareness &
> knowledge of nature &
> natural systems/observation.
> 
> 'Muck & Magic' by Jo Readman (1993, Henry Doubleday Researxch
> Association/Search Press- ISBN 0
> 85532 757 X)- A children's guide to organic gardening published by the UK's
> HDRA, with games &
> activities and good clear illustrations.
> 
> 'Children's Gardening' by Peter Please (1991, Horticultural Therapy, ISBN 0
> 9521074 0 6)- describes
> itself as a resource pack for teachers using gardening with children,
> including educational
> processes and the therapuetic potential of gardening- perhaps somebody from
> the Assoc will be able
> to feed back?
> 
> 
> Hope these help,
> 
> Also in the UK the Permaculture Association is looking at specifically
> developing permaculture
> education to fit in with the National Curriculum- there is a working party
> looking at this but I
> don't know how far down the road they are....
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Graham Burnett
> 35 Rayleigh Avenue
> Westcliff On Sea
> Essex, UK
> SS0 7DS
> 
> South East Essex LETS
> http://pages.unisonfree.net/gburnett/
> 
> South East Essex Organic Gardeners
> http://pages.unisonfree.net/gburnett/SEEOG/
> 
> South East Essex Permaculture
> http://pages.unisonfree.net/gburnett/SEEOG/page7.html
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: J. Hobbs <hobbsj at efn.org>
> To: permaculture <permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
> Sent: 21 September 2000 11:31
> Subject: Teaching Children PC
> 
> 
>> Hello,
>> A PC Course participant from Santa Cruz wrote and asked me
>> for some help gathering information on teaching permaculture to children.
>> I sent him some book ideas from my Biblio. These books tend to focus on
>> growing food and Nature-
>> Any other ideas out there?  I thought I heard there was/is a book in
>> process on this exact topic- Kids and PC?
>> 
>> Please send via listserve and to Eric directly
>> ejota9 at surfnetusa.com
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks
>> Jude
>> 
>> 
>> The Usborne Complete First Book of Nature
>> Michael Chinery       et.al.Usborne Ltd. Belgium Publishing Ltd. 1990
>> Beautifully detailed illustrations of plants and animals.  A serious
> nature
>> study for the young and old.
>> I had to special order this but found it one of the best children's nature
>> books available.
>> Kids Nature      Susan Milord   Williams Publishing   Charlette,Vt.
>> 365 Indoor and outdoor nature experiences for kids.
>> Springo Tyron Creek State Park 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd.  Portland, Or
>> 97219  (503)636-4550
>> Life Lab, Growing Adventure  Life Lab Science Program  1156 High St. Santa
>> Cruz, Ca. 95064  (408)459-2001   In and outdoor science activites
>> 
>> The Evolution Book   Sara Stein     Workman Publishing, NY, 1986  The
> story
>> of 4,000 million years of life on Earth revealed through observations,
>> experiments, projects, and investigations.
>> 
>> 333 Science Tricks and Experiments  Robert Brown  Tab Books, INC.  Blue
>> Ridge Summit, PA  1984
>> Inexpensive, readily available materials- unique and unusual experiments
>> 
>> Exploring the Secrets of the Meadow-Thicket   JoAnne Dennee and Julia Hand
>> A Common Roots Guidebook 1994   Observing plants, birds, insects, and
>> animals and how they interact in the meadow thicket. Songs, activities,
> and
>> stoires.     A story of Seasonal activities for the curious child.
>> 
>> Composting Across the Curriculum: A Teacher's Guide to Composting   Kathy
>> Ezratty 1993
>> Marin County Office of Waste Management  10 North San Pedro Rd.  Suite
>> 1022, San Rafael, CA 94903   (415)499-6647   Great workbook for people of
>> all ages.
>> 
>> Squirmy Wormy Composters   Bobbie Kalman  Crabtree Publ.Co.  1992
>> My favorite pix in this book is the kid w/ a worm on his tongue.  Really
>> gets the attention of children to read this!  For elementary school age.
>> 
>> 
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