Want to teach your children more about taking care of our Earth?This Lapbook comes with a great study guide and glossary.All booklets are explained thoroughly.Just print, cut, fold, and paste! This Lapbook was designed for Elementary age children but could easily be adapted for younger or older students as well.
This book is packed full of ideas for reusing everyday items to create learning activities, games, group projects, and artistic crafts! All the lessons are aligned to standards and benchmarks. Children are encouraged to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Parents are asked to get involved, too! Sample activities include Counting Cylinders, Addition Bowling, Shape Sorter, Stringing Sight Words, and Rocky Syllables.
This interactive foldable booklet was designed to be used with any textbook or curriculum. your student will create a booklet where he can document what he is learning about renewable energy. There is a page for renewable energy, hydropower, wind energy, solar energy, biofuels, hydrogen, and extra pages for more information. All instructions and templates included. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own class.
From the trickle of snowmelt to the roar of the ocean, River Song celebrates rivers as a fascinating, ever-changing source of life and joy. It also introduces the young reader to vocabulary such as eddy, riffle and meander, and tells about some of the plants, animals, and insects that depend on the river. The author is not only an award-winning environmental educator and river guide, but also member of the famed Banana Slug String Band.
Nature comes alive to a curious young girl in this gently rhyming, delightfully imaginative book. She notices everything around her with awe: "A rock is an island for a frog; a turtle makes a bridge from a log; the sky is a place to be free; the Earth is a home for me." This book combines the best of fiction and nonfiction, and shows the joy of discovering the beauty of nature.
So you'd like to go back in time to see real dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles? Yes, that would be very cool. And if you start by giving a T-Rex a bone, things will be, well - interesting. Dangerously interesting! So go ahead - offer him that bone and see what happens. Along the way you're bound to encounter many other animals from the past, creatures wild and amazing. Dangerously amazing!
Listen to the "buggy" concert happening in your yard, or in the fields and woods nearby. What insects are making those sounds? Learn who is making what sound, and why. Sing along with them! This book is a wonderful introduction to the noisy, busy world of insects.
Are you looking for a way to introduce a young child to the wonderful world of birds? The BLUES series offers solid information about birds in a delightful, entertaining package to inspire a future generation of birders. The five intrepid BLUES are caricatures of little bluebirds, yet the featured REAL birds are accurate and carefully researched. In this volume, the Bird X-Games are coming soon. Sammi, the sportster, is determined to enter. "But I don't have a clue what to do," she worried. In her quest, Sammi and the other BLUES travel the globe to see the most "extreme" birds - the fastest-moving, longest migrating, deepest-diving, and many other record-holders. And in the process, they discover that they have become X-treme themselves. X-citing!
I've got it! said Eggbert. "Let's follow in the footsteps of Roger Tory Peterson!" "WHO?" everyone asked at once. Enjoy the adventures of five intrepid bluebirds as they discover a remarkable variety of birds along the shores of North America - just as Roger Tory Peterson did in his classic 1953 bird watching expedition. From the Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico and on to the Pacific, the BLUES have a barrel of fun. This book, the second in a series, is not just an imaginative travelogue - it will inspire a new generation of birders!
Birding is the best! says Eggbert, the Super Birder. "The BLUES are the best!" chirps Sammi. Follow the travels of Eggbert, Sammi, and all the BLUES as they discover an amazing variety of birds across America - from the eagle in Alaska, to the woodpecker in Michigan, to the mockingbird in Georgia. Read their fascinating journals and Eggbert's birding tips. This book, the first in a series, is not just an imaginative travelogue - it's also a young person's primer to bird watching! Originally inspired by Louise's drawings combining realistic birds with caricature birds, the BLUES offer a delightful way to introduce young children to birds and birding.
Teachers and parents, this book is an outstanding teaching resource, much more than the title might suggest. Beginning with: A lifetime for a mayfly is about one day, it presents 24 lifetimes such as that of an earthworm (about six years), a giant sequoia (about 2,000 years), a bacteria (well, that depends), a dinosaur (never again) and the universe (about 15 to 20 billion years). Each example comes with detailed illustrations and something to ponder, such as, for earthworms: Worms teach us that our work can be very important, even if it cannot be seen. Each plant or animal is practically a lesson plan in itself, with tell about it, think about it, and look it up challenges. Written by a retired teacher, this is a favorite book for children and teachers alike.
Someone is always awake in the forest - and someone else is always asleep! Some animals are alert in daytime and sleep at night. Others are alert at night, and are sleepyheads during the day. Plus be sure to count the animals. Teachers: this book is a very pleasant way to combine science and literature.
Just imagine - you are a young orca whale. Your special friends are two cousins and your 100 year-old great grandmother, the clan leader. You learn to play with them, face danger with them, hunt with them - and even go people-watching with them! Based on actual orca, or killer whale, research, this book combines science with the real story of how family, friendship, and a grandmother's love are helping this magnificent but endangered orca clan to survive.
Here is a unique blend of love song and natural fact, celebrating the care that exists between the parents and offspring of many species. Baby mountain goat is guided up high cliffs. Baby beaver learns to build well. Baby bat is held in mothers protective embrace, upside-down. And YOUR baby, too, will feel the comfort and delight of natures wonders. Here is a "sweet dream bedtime" book for nature lovers of all generations!
All over the world, children want the same thing - the comfort of knowing that they belong, that they are part of something meaningful. Inside All takes the reader on a journey from the glowing edges of the universe into the warm heart of a sleepy child at bedtime, where we discover, not something small, but something huge. This is a story about how we each have a place in the world, and how the world lives in each of us.
The 54,000 acre Children's Eternal Rainforest in Costa Rica began with a few kids and a bake sale. Word spread, and children from over 44 countries raised the funds to make it happen. Here is its story with a fresh twist, as young Peter discovers that his mother was one of those original kids. What a terrific way to learn both about cooperation and a magnificent habitat!