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Ho-nee-um trail in the fall

Objectives and explanation of materials,   p. 1


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                              OBJECTIVES 
                                 Enjoyment 
                        Concern   -     * Awareness 
Enjoyment    - A tour should be a happy experience for the child. 
Awareness    - A tour should encourage discovery. A child becomes aware by
                using all his senses - by looking closely, listening, touching,
                and smelling. 
Concern      --Appreciation and concern for preservation of our natural 
                resources is essential for all citizens. 
                      EXPLANATION OF MATERIALS 
                              Ho-nee-um Trail 
     A portion of the Arboretum within the city limits of Madison was chosen
for development of a nature trail suitable for use by school classes. Seasonal
and special emphasis slide tours of the area are planned for use by classes
preparing for an actual trip. Each tour emphasizes different themes - all
chosen to promote the objectives above. An introduction of nineteen slides
giving an overview of the area is included with each tour. 
     Inserted in the script are bracketed paragraphs providing the teacher
with 
additional information. Questions in the script are designed to encourage
class 
discussion during the viewing time. 
      For an actual walk along the trail at a leisurely pace, at least on
hour 
should be allowed. 
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