Author: Karen Rohrich Ansberry,Emily Rachel Morgan
Publisher: NSTA Press
Using a common format for teaching inquiry-based science, offers fifteen lessons for students in grades K-4 that use picture books to increase understanding of scientific subjects.
Author: Brenda McGee,Debbie Keiser
Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
Category: Activity programs in education
This book contains 100 activities to do with Mexican jumping beans. Activities include experiments, poetry, art, music, and more! All activities are based on the universal concepts of wonders, patterns, changes, relationships, systems, and structures.
Author: Christine Anne Royce,Karen Rohrich Ansberry,Emily Rachel Morgan
Publisher: NSTA Press
What was your favourite book as a child? In more than 10 years of facilitating workshops, we have never heard anyone reply, My fourth-grade science textbook. Clearly, textbooks have an important place in the science classroom, but using trade books to supplement a textbook can greatly enrich students experience. from Teaching Science Through Trade Books If you like the popular Teaching Science Through Trade Books columns in NSTA s journal Science and Children, or if you’ve become enamoured of the award-winning Picture-Perfect Science Lessons series, you ll love this new collection. It s based on the same time-saving concept: By using children s books to pique students interest, you can combine science teaching with reading instruction in an engaging and effective way. In this volume, column authors Christine Royce, Karen Ansberry, and Emily Morgan selected 50 of their favorites, updated the lessons, and added student activity pages, making it easier than ever to teach fundamental science concepts through high-quality fiction and nonfiction children s books. Just as with the original columns, each lesson highlights two trade books and offers two targeted activities, one for K 3 and one for grades 4 6. All activities are Standards-based and inquiry-oriented. From Measuring Penny and How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? to I Took a Walk and Secret Place, the featured books will help your students put science in a whole new context. Teaching Science Through Trade Books offers an ideal way to combine well-structured, ready-to-teach lessons with strong curricular connections and books your students just may remember, always.
Author: Ramona Moreno Winner
Publisher: Brainstorm 3000
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Lucas's grandfather takes him to a spot near his ranch where the seeds grow that are known as Mexican jumping beans, in a story that also includes information on the beans and on the moth larva that cause them to jump.
Category: School libraries
Category: American literature