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In the Public High Schools Agriculture Should be Taught as Agriculture, Not as Applied Science


by G. F. Warren — 1912

A very large part of our agricultural instruction may be combined with other sciences and will serve to enrich these studies. I believe that agricultural illustrations will almost revolutionize the teaching of science, which is in danger of becoming too academic. So soon as we get a science well systematized with definite sets of laboratory exercises, which we feel are fixed for all time, we have lost one of the most useful features about science, that is, that it studies the earthandthe civilization that surrounds us—conditions that are ever changing.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 11, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 13 Number 7, 1912, p. 98-101
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21085, Date Accessed: 10/17/2017 9:51:28 PM

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