The Living World of the Plants: A Book for Children and Students of Nature
The world of plants is abundant with variety and life! Dr. Grohmann brings this world into delightful focus for children with vivid pictures that children can comprehend and also with remarkable accuracy. The book becomes a marvelous reader for eleven-year-olds and older, as well as a precious resource for teachers and parents interested in securing their children’s interests in nature and the mysterious and thrilling world of plant life. Many Waldorf teachers use the book for teaching botany in grade five. It is a classic and a small masterpiece of easy-to-understand science.
An excellent source book for teachers of all grade levels. Can be used as a reader for children grades 5 and up.
About the Author
Dr. Gerbert Grohmann (June 5, 1897- July 23,1957) was an Anthroposophically trained botanist. He is the author of The Plant, Volumes 1 and 2 (Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association). He was a Waldorf teacher as well as a scientist and devoted his life to understanding nature through the philosophical insights of Rudolf Steiner and Anthroposophy. He wrote The Living World of Plants for the students in the Waldorf school to make his scientific knowledge transparent to the students there.