Forest facts for schools

by Charles Lathrop Pack

Publisher: Macmillan in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 336 Downloads: 68
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 324-325.

Statementby Charles Lathrop Pack and Tom Gill.
ContributionsGill, Tom, 1891-1972, joint author.
LC ClassificationsSD373 .P24
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6760163M
LC Control Number31017299

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This book includes case studies that will help to demonstrate how to run Forest School sessions with: children in older primary classes - secondary schools.

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