House, Garden and Field: A Collection of Short Nature Studies

Louis Compton MIALL (1842 - 1921)

"Nature study seeks above all things to develop the earliest rudiments of the scientific discover." L. C. Miall

This book contains a collection of short essays on numerous nature and natural history subjects. While they were collected together as suitable starting points for nature lessons for school children by Louis Compton Miall, Professor of Biology at the Univerity of Leeds in 1905, these essays are fascinating listening today for nature enthusiasts of all ages. - Summary by J. M. Smalheer

Genre(s): Nature

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Introduction J. M. Smallheer
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Play 02 Life in the House J. M. Smallheer
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Play 03 July Shoots J. M. Smallheer
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Play 04 Leaf-Mining Insects J. M. Smallheer
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Play 05 The Holly Fly J. M. Smallheer
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Play 06 A General Knowledge Paper on Common Things for Grown-Up People J. M. Smallheer
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Play 07 Honey-Dew J. M. Smallheer
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Play 08 The Human Hand; A School Lesson J. M. Smallheer
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Play 09 The Freshwater Aquarium J. M. Smallheer
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Play 10 The Summer Droop of Boughs J. M. Smallheer
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Play 11 The Glowworm J. M. Smallheer
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Play 12 Invisible Domestic Servants J. M. Smallheer
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Play 13 Old English Gardens J. M. Smallheer
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Play 14 The Rock Barnacle J. M. Smallheer
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Play 15 Rats and Mice J. M. Smallheer
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Play 16 Natural History Clubs J. M. Smallheer
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Play 17 The Purple Saxifrage J. M. Smallheer
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Play 18 Water-Lilies J. M. Smallheer
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Play 19 House-Flies J. M. Smallheer
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Play 20 Solar Images on the Pavement J. M. Smallheer
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Play 21 The Song of the Skylark J. M. Smallheer
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Play 22 The Cheese-Hopper J. M. Smallheer
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Play 23 Bananas J. M. Smallheer
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Play 24 Silver Fishes J. M. Smallheer
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Play 25 White Clover J. M. Smallheer
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Play 26 Wood Sorrel J. M. Smallheer
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Play 27 The Herring J. M. Smallheer
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Play 28 The Natural History Excursion J. M. Smallheer
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Play 29 The Organ-Grinder's Monkey J. M. Smallheer
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Play 30 The Roots and Stems of Trees J. M. Smallheer
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Play 31 Hedge and Ditch; A Summer Term's Work for a School Form - The Hedge J. M. Smallheer
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Play 32 Hedge and Ditch; A Summer Term's Work for a School Form - The Ditch J. M. Smallheer
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Play 33 Hedge and Ditch; A Summer Term's Work for a School Form - Hints J. M. Smallheer
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Play 34 The Frothing Hopper J. M. Smallheer
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Play 35 Animal Globes J. M. Smallheer
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Play 36 The House-Cricket J. M. Smallheer
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Play 37 Common Trees J. M. Smallheer
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Play 38 The Human Face J. M. Smallheer
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Play 39 London Pride J. M. Smallheer
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Play 40 Rare Specimens J. M. Smallheer
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Play 41 Oak Leaves J. M. Smallheer
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Play 42 House Spiders J. M. Smallheer
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Play 43 On a Chalk Hill J. M. Smallheer
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Play 44 Furniture-Beetles, Bookworms and Death-Watches J. M. Smallheer
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Play 45 Phases of Summer and Winter in England J. M. Smallheer
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Play 46 The Garden Spider J. M. Smallheer
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Play 47 A School-Course on the Structure and Life of Insects J. M. Smallheer
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Play 48 Vacation Rambles J. M. Smallheer
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Play 49 Grasses J. M. Smallheer
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Play 50 The Water-Spider J. M. Smallheer
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Play 51 The Industries of Wild Bees J. M. Smallheer
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Play 52 A Skeleton Lesson on Furze J. M. Smallheer
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Play 53 Museums and the Teaching of Elementary Natural History J. M. Smallheer
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Play 54 Buttercups; A Study of Species J. M. Smallheer
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Play 55 Bit by Bit Invention: Teeth and Scales J. M. Smallheer
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Play 56 Great Examples J. M. Smallheer
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