Geology and Astronomy

Charles Kovacs

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  • A useful resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers
  • Suitable for Steiner-Waldorf classes 6 and 7 (age 11-13)

Explores first the rocks, soil and mountains of Earth; and then the movement of our universe, the sun, moon and stars. A resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers, Classes 6 and 7 (age 11-13).

Format:
paperback
Size:
216 x 138 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Steiner-Waldorf Education
Extent:
160 pages
ISBN:
9780863158070
Publication date:
26 May 2011
Series:
Waldorf Education Resources

Description

The first part of this book describes the different kinds of rocks, soil and mountains found on our planet, and explores how they came into being. This section deals with the depths of the earth, and the long ages of time.

In contrast, the second part examines the heights of our universe, in the movement of the sun, moon and stars. These bodies give us our sense of day, month and year.

Throughout, Kovacs links the phenomena he's describing with human experience, how they affect people in different parts of the world.

This is a resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers for Classes 6 and 7 (age 11-13).

Author

Charles Kovacs (1907-2001) was born in Austria and, after spending time in East Africa, settled in Britain. In 1956 he became a class teacher at the Rudolf Steiner School in Edinburgh, where he remained until his retirement in 1976. His lesson notes have been a useful and inspirational resource for many teachers.

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