The Natural World as Prepared Environment. Journal Article uri icon



  • Weaves theoretical concepts of Maria Montessori and Edith Cobb to suggest that a moral, meaningful life is influenced by early contact with nature in which adults draw children's attention to its value. Suggests that nature is the prepared environment fostering cosmic harmony and asserts that educators should provide opportunities for early encounters with nature and learning about global needs around the use and distribution of natural resources. (KB)

publication date

  • January 1, 2002

Date in CU Experts

  • October 4, 2013 9:48 AM

Full Author List

  • Chawla L

author count

  • 1

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1522-9734

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 131

end page

  • 148


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