Monday, May 21, 2012

Naturalist Intelligence



General Characteristics

Individuals with naturalist intelligence are very in tune with their surroundings, especially their living surroundings. They’re drawn to animals, plants, and ecology issues.

Curricula Planning

·         Nature study
·         Ecology
·         Take care of animals
·         Environmental awareness
·         Nature walks

Tools

·         Plants
·         Animals
·         Gardeners’ tools
·         Naturalists’ tools
·         Nature videos
·         Weather station

Teaching Strategies

Objective: Incorporate nature, living things, and ecological awareness
·         Connections to living things and natural phenomena
·         Emphasize awareness of surroundings

Assessments

·         Examine geographical features and contributions to history
·         Compare character development to an ecosystem development
·         Explain phenomena using animal analogies