“One who desires to be a teacher must have an interest in humanity that connects the observer more closely than that which joins the biologist or zoologist to nature.
Culture brings the world to the Montessori classroom. Cultural subjects, include geography, botany, biology, music, and art. Geography is the central core to the culture studies. We begin with the introduction to the Land and Water Globe and then to the Continents. They work with puzzle maps of the world, continents and countries. Botany and zoology materials include puzzles and cards of the basic parts of plants and animals. The Leaf cabinet provides the child with a means of classifying the different shapes of leaves.
“We especially need imagination in science.It is not all mathematics,nor all logic,but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.