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The Ants Go Marching One By One

“We also checked out some ant activity on the roots and trunk of another nearby tree. This was the first spot where the big explorer actually took several minutes to examine the ants up close with his magnifying glass. Then he explained to me that ants follow a scent (he called it a bad smell). You could break up their game of follow the leader (the only game ants know how to play, he added) by creating a new scent with your finger. He showed me how with such glowing pride that I was…See More
Aug 25, 2010
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The Ants Go Marching One By One

“We also checked out some ant activity on the roots and trunk of another nearby tree. This was the first spot where the big explorer actually took several minutes to examine the ants up close with his magnifying glass. Then he explained to me that ants follow a scent (he called it a bad smell). You could break up their game of follow the leader (the only game ants know how to play, he added) by creating a new scent with your finger. He showed me how with such glowing pride that I was…See More
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Jane Kirkland's Nature Challenge #7 The Cloud Game

"Another great video, Jane! Thank you so much for adding this and the others. It's quite delightful, and amazing what one can see while cloud-watching."
Jun 2, 2010
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Jane Kirkland's Nature Challenge #7 The Cloud Game

Ever play the cloud game? This weeks nature challenge video teaches you how. It's easy! Go ahead, watch the clouds go by. By jane Kirkland, Take a Walk Books...
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Nature Challenge #7 The Cloud Game

Ever play the cloud game? This weeks nature challenge video teaches you how. It's easy! Go ahead, watch the clouds go by. By jane Kirkland, Take a Walk Books...
Jun 1, 2010
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"Hi Jane and thanks for signing up as a Natural Teacher. Please start a discussion or post a comment on the Wall of the NTN site about your website takeawalk.com. I am sure there will be interest in all the information you have to share there about…"
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"Thanks For your comments John. I did sign up for the Teachers Site and will continue to post pics and other stuff. I have a whole of of information for teachers at my own website, takeawalk.com. So nice to meet you!"
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"Hi Jane! Hearty welcome to the C&NN forum. You've already contributed much in the short time you've been here. Thank you! I'm thoroughly enjoying your videos, photos, and messages. I hope you'll continue to be an active…"
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"Hi Jane, Many thanks for your posts, and especially the link to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology YardMap. Very interesting project. There are some Texas folks I am in touch with who are interested in talking about a larger scale ecoregion mapping…"
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National Speaker and Award-winning author of a series of nature books for 8 to 12 year olds called "Take A Walk® Books". These books encourage children to discover and observe nature in their neighborhoods. Also author of "No Student Left Indoors: Creating a Field Guide to Your Schoolyard", an award winning guide for educators, giving them step by step assistance on teaching outside of the classroom. All of these books are recommended by the National Science teachers Association, National Wildlife Foundation, and many leaders of the movement to connect children with nature.
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The Ants Go Marching One By One

We also checked out some ant activity on the roots and trunk of another nearby tree. This was the first spot where the big explorer actually took several minutes to examine the ants up close with his magnifying glass. Then he explained to me that ants follow a scent (he called it a bad smell). You could break up their game of follow the leader (the only game ants know how to play, he added)…
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At 10:43am on May 20, 2010, Suz Lipman said…
Hi Jane! Hearty welcome to the C&NN forum. You've already contributed much in the short time you've been here. Thank you! I'm thoroughly enjoying your videos, photos, and messages. I hope you'll continue to be an active member on the forum and explore and join our many groups, discussions and more. Cheers!
 
 
 

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