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What kids don't know can sting them

New sting for mother nature: Four in ten children mistake a bee for a wasp

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

03rd September 2009



Four out of ten children can't tell the difference between a wasp and a bee, a study revealed today.



Researchers found 37 per cent of youngsters aged between five and ten didn't know what a bee looked like - with one in three mistaking it for a wasp.



Incredibly, three per cent picked 'fly' when shown a picture of a… Continue

Added by Richard Louv on September 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

The Child and Nature Alliance in Canada

In an effort to make this movement truly North American, the Child and Nature Alliance has launched in British Columbia - led by Bob Peart of the Kesho Trust, Becs Hoskins and Nick Stanger. Looking forward to connecting with you all at the Grassroots Gathering next week. Check out our website for more information email us or check out our site:… Continue

Added by Becs Hoskins on September 3, 2009 at 9:07am — 3 Comments

Nature Club for Families Leaders Unite!

During this, the summer of 2009, I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with the Children and Nature Network to help connect existing Nature Clubs for Families leaders through social networking sites such as Facebook, Yahoo Groups, Flickr, Twitter, and through personal e-mails. Wonderful information was gathered from the participating groups and this information will be later used to show the fine efforts of families who are willing to step up to host nature club events within their… Continue

Added by Chip Donahue on August 4, 2009 at 9:05pm — 4 Comments

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