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Tuesday, January 3, 1905.
PKOGRESSIVE FARMER AND COTTON PLANT. 11 Nature Study for Early January.- i Study also the human teeth. Ex- T,vf OWr flio nffVw nf f mf amine your own mouth with a mir j ir . i r . ttti , ror, and also the teeth of your school upon different kinds of plan s What m&t How many are there alto plants have been completely killed by gether? How many kinds are there? frost? What plants are uninjured How many teeth of each kind? What by it? What plants are killed in ex- ia. the use each kind? Draw a posed places, but remain alive in 1 f V T?C i Z . , , TX , . upper jaw? How should the teeth snenerea piaces s now aoe3 irost ei- De cared for? feet those plants which it injures but Fifth Grade. Study Agriculture. does not kill? Sixth Grade. Study the stems of Study the life of squirrels. How fl.owenff plants. They can be i n classed into two groups by means of uu n, iu icjr luu, ,v, their stemg you may take gallop, etc. i What kmd3 of food do stalk as an example of one class, and they eat? Do they use their paws the maple as the example of the in eating their food? What use do .ther- ut the maple in cross sec- ni c i:- x . 9 ri tions. You will notice there is a pith in the middle, surrounded by you ever see how they use their other Wood of greater or less thickness, teeth How many motions does the and this is surrounded by bark, jaw have? Is there anything pecu- Sketch some woody stems and show liar about the inside of the mouth? is structure. Now examine the c , , n i rr -vr corn siem. xou win notice tnat Second Grade. Oak Tree: Note there is no bark that can be gepa. the general shape of different kinds rated from this stem as in the case of oak rtees. Also the bark, both f the maple, etc. You will notice near the ground and high up in the u."le ao. scattered throughout the TV, . i . i lo tt I pitn. blice these lengthways and tree. hat color is the bark? How :n u . . j'i esce tiitti, tiie.y are veins. docs it tear apart? Hhat is, what These in reality contain the wood shape are the markings upon it? of the corn. You see therefore that What is the average height of the tne wood is nere scattered through different oak trees? When do the out fthpith- n? note he arrange . . . , , . ment of the circles around it as m oak leaves lain liow long does it caSe of the other plants examined, take an acorn to ripen? All lilies and many other plants have For your animal study compare stems like the rorn. Most trees and the fur of the rabbit with that of an ot,her ?nt W stems jk! . . . . I me inapie. xne ioriner are caiieu uic Miuirrei as to us lenjrui oi uairs, monocotts, nd the latter discotts, stiffness of hairs, straightness, close- Take trips into the woods and ness of them to the skin, and number fields and watch the birds eating. nnd kind nf rmir? How many of these are insect eating rri i n i ox i nr I birds ? What kinds of insects do xn.ru wruue.-ou.uy me mosses. tfiey eflt? Do they eflt ajtive jn. Examine trees in the forest and see sect or the effff Gf the insect or its where moss prevails most, on the chrysalis or lava ? south, north, east or west sides, it I eleventh urade. Mushrooms are is really the presence of more mois- I o interest to all. The question of- ture on one side which accounts for ten arises now to distinguished a , - x mush room from a toad stool. Ihere the presence of more moss on that ig no general rule. It is necessary side. for the person who desires to know IMoss consists of leaves bearing J whether a given, form is edible or numerous small green leaves, and at poisonous for that person to know , r 4i n ,.oow Wrt acA I Tnat particular Kind and eacn par- certain times oi the year we may nnd I.. i tui. t, little brown hair-like stalks arising Mushrooms are of interest, however, from the moss plant. On the tips I aside from their edibility. Did you of these stales are little swollen, hoi- ever stop to wonder whether they Mi lorT I produced seeds or whether they bios- . , , rr. . , I somed, and if not, how they are pro- a p.n uuau. Aiicau cumum me yurus paffatca? There are two great which correspond to the seeds of flow- groups of toad stools, one having ering plants, since they are capable I the gills and the other the pores. nf rntirnrlnInn tht nlnnt. f!nlWt as The gills are little thm plates hang- , . , - , ing down from the main cap of the many kinds of mosses as you can, be- tod stoos however the fun. ing especially careful to get them in ffUS belongs to the pore class, the the fruiting condition. Label them lower side of the cap will be found neatly, telling where and when you to be penetrated by numerous very collected them, and put them on exhi- smfali ILores aTia no ! 13 W,1U . . ent ou can readily classify the bition m your school room. toadstools and mushrooms of your What kinds of birds are present at neighborhood into these two classes, this time of the year? What is their Some of each group are edible and chief food? Will they eat injurious som aro Poisonous. It is on the . . - , ... n .V surface of these gills or on the things or useful things? Are they membrane lininff these pores that in this way friendly or unfriendly? VQry numerous spores for the pur Can you observe any change in their nose of reproducing the plant are feeding habits when the ground is borne. covered with snow or crusted over Skeletons of animals. Secure, if .. . . possible, for your school skeletons with ices o ono or -tvro animals. For exam Fourth Grade Locate as many pje the cat or sieep. It is very kinds of pine trees as you can and often possible to pick up a nearly then study them in reference to the complete skeleton which has lain ripening of the cones. How many 011t doors until it has become corn years does it take for each kind of plctely bleached and clean. Corn tree to ripen a cone? Study .the pare the skeleton of one of these an shape and size of the various cones, imals with the other, bone for bone, both mature and immature ones, noting their difference and similar Note each scale of the cone carefully, ity. If you have all the bones of Some kinds of pines are distinguished the legs complete, bore holes in the from others by the little thorn near bones and wire them together in the tip of the scale. Break the cone proper position so as to show the open and see how many seeds are lo- proper workings of the joints. Pos cated upon the upper sides of the sibly you can wire a whole skeleton, scales. Will these seeds germinate? ' F. L. STEVENS, Try them. A. & M. 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