Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
Charles Darwin is best known for discovering how species evolve and adapt, and the summer is a great time for you and your teen to follow in his footsteps. Take advantage of the sunny, warm weather and accompany your teen on an adventure in species mapping.
Here's an activity that encourages your child to be outdoors and provides tips on creating a Darwin-esque nature journal by having her research and track a native species. By creating an interactive observation notebook, not only will your teen strengthen her organizational skills, but she'll also get a chance to see the world around her with a new appreciation.
What You Need:
- Access to the library or Internet
- Any notebook