This book gives young readers some interesting food for thought! From eating local foods to packing litter-free lunches, readers will be empowered to reduce their personal “food prints” and make better, Earth-conscious choices about what they eat and drink.
Age-appropriate text and vibrant photographs describes environmentally conscious changes that can be made in the classroom and throughout the school. From tips to saving paper to environmentally-conscious crafts, this fact-filled book makes the grade!
This en”light”ening title introduces young readers to clean, green energy sources. Readers will learn how traditional energy sources are harmful to the environment. They will discover that energy can be generated from the Sun, wind, water, and other renewable sources. They will also pick up some practical energy-saving tips they can use in their everyday lives.
This informative title will inspire “budding” activists to go green in the garden! Accessible text and engaging photographs introduce composting and Earth-friendly gardening. Readers learn how to build a compost bin, what items to recycle in the bin, and how to use compost to start their own garden.
This empowering title inspires readers to make their homes the ultimate “green scene”! This motivating book explains the importance of practicing environmental stewardship at home. Readers will discover how simple changes, such as using natural cleaning supplies and unplugging video game consoles, can have a positive impact.
By Mike Artell and Pam Schiller. Brimming with kid-friendly activities, this book helps young children understand the natural world around them and how their actions can affect the environment. Nine lessons cover the sun, water, air, soil, trees and plants, endangered species, litter, noise, and recycling. Each chapter begins with stories, poems, or songs to introduce the topic. Thoughts to ponder, discussion questions, and cross-curricular projects follow. The lessons conclude with activities parents can do at home to reinforce and expand upon what students have learned at school.
Learn the stages of an apple's life from seed to harvest. Enjoy eating and cooking apples. Designed for preschool through kindergarten, this theme-based book features ideas, activities, puzzles and story sequencing to promote active learning. Curriculum topics include visual discrimination, word recognition, beginning sounds, rhyming, association, listening, sequencing and math.
Do you ever feel under the weather or have a short time to fill before a school assembly? Keep your students learning with this Cross Curricular unit based around a nonfiction text about landfills and recycling. Students will answer questions about the text, work with vocabulary, solve story problems, and more. With little or no preparation time needed, an emergency lesson plan like this one is the perfect backup plan for those "I just can't teach right now" moments.
The worksheets in this packet were developed by leading science educator and former president of the National Science Teachers Association, Ed Ortleb. Students will enjoy learning the science behind the seasons. As they color, answer questions, study diagrams, and more, they will learn and reinforce their knowledge about how the Earth’s place in space affects temperature and weather. The included teacher guide provides extension activities and background information.
The worksheets in this packet were developed by leading science educator and former president of the National Science Teachers Association, Ed Ortleb. Students will enjoy discovering how plants change through the seasons as they color, answer questions, sequence images, and more. The included teacher guide provides extension activities and background information.
The worksheets in this packet were developed by leading science educator and former president of the National Science Teachers Association, Ed Ortleb. Students will enjoy learning and reinforcing their knowledge about how the seasons affect people as they draw, complete matching activities, fill in the blanks, and more. The included teacher guide provides extension activities and background information.
The worksheets in this packet were developed by leading science educator and former president of the National Science Teachers Association, Ed Ortleb. Students will enjoy learning and reinforcing their knowledge about how the seasons affect animals as they color, answer questions, complete a word search, study a migration diagram, and more. The included teacher guide provides extension activities and background information.
Printed 2 tasks to a sheet, each Create-a-Center includes 90 tasks, ready to cut out and make into a center. Also included with each is a crossword puzzle and another enrichment activity. The multi-disciplinary activities are keyed to Bloom's Taxonomy and include tasks from the 6 major classifications of the cognitive domain: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Instructions on using the cards to create a learning center are included. Themes include Animal Characteristics, Famous People, Sports, Transportation, and About the States.
Discover earth's natural neighborhoods on a colorful trek through the twelve terrestrial biomes of North and South America. Travel from the icy tundra, where the polar bear makes its home, to the tropical rain forest, the natural home of more than thirty million kinds of insects. From mountains to prairies, rich, exquisite illustrations and fascinating facts present a detailed journey through earth's splendid natural homes.
Astro is a stellar Steller sea lion! Only a few days old when found orphaned, he is cared for and raised at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. When big enough to be released to the wild where he needs to be, he has other plans! Just like a lost dog finding his way home, Astro keeps swimming back towards the Center, crossing miles of open ocean water to do so. After several attempts, people realize that Astro is too accustomed to humans and will just keep coming back. Based on real events, readers follow Astro through some of his travels that have now taken him across the U.S. to his current home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
Come spend A Day on the Mountain, the follow up to Kevin Kurtz's award-winning first book, A Day in the Salt Marsh. Rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations take readers up a mountain, from the forested bottom to the snow-covered top. While climbing, they witness the changing habitats and meet the plants and animals that live there. Learn about Black bears, Great Gray Owls, Garter snakes, Clark's nutcrackers, Bighorn sheep, Hummingbirds, Yellow-bellied marmots, Mountain goats, Salamanders, and Snow fleas.