Children don't have to be botanists-in-training to discover the message of this book: "All plants are interesting. Even the weeds." Young readers are sure to be intrigued by the wide variety of shapes, sizes, and functions in flowers, fruit trees, and all sorts of other flora. How Does a Plant Grow? will inspire children to be newly alert to the many wonders of the plant world, from how sees sprout to why leaves turn to the light to the vital roles of stems and roots. How Does a Plant Grow? is part of the I Wonder Why book series, written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K - 6 while encoraging them to become avid readers. These books explore the marvels of sound, animals, plants, and other phenomena related to science and nature. Included in each edition is a Parent/Teacher Handbook with coordinating activities. The I Wonder Why series is written by an award-winning science educator and published by NSTA Kids, a division of NSTA Press.
Sunlight, air, water, and minerals help keep plants alive. But do you know how much water is needed for a seed to sprout? Or what a plant will do to find the light it needs? Let's experiment to find out! Simple step-by-step instructions help readers explore key science concepts. Projects include materials easily found around the house and will inspire learning and creativity!
What is a tropism? How do plants use hormones? What happens in a meristem? What do plants need to grow? How do they make their own food? What happens when they die? 'Plant Growth' provides the answers you want.
When you blow the fluttering fluff off a dandelion, what is the result? From acorns to pine cones, milk weed to walnuts, plants have a multitude of ways of spreading their seeds and ensuring more plants of their kind grow and multiply. Readers will delve into this vital science topic with zeal as they learn not only the ways plants spread their seeds, but how the seeds themselves are created.
Designed to provide the ideal solution for teaching junior science, New Star Science 6 books are aimed at the sixth primary school year. These teacher's notes provide a background to the unit as well as photocopiables and assessment material. The focus of this text is food chains.
Bamboo is one of the most versatile plants on our planet. It also has some interested facts that I think you will truly find amazing. Let's take a closer look the plant itself and then you will know why it is used for so many products that we use everyday.
With this title kids not only learn how to grow their own carrots in containers, but how to prepare them to eat too! Step-by-step planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process. Delicious recipes from creamy carrot soup to carrot muffins, with step-by-step photos bring their homegrown vegetable to the table to share with others! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
This brand new series consists of five textbooks, each with corresponding Teacher Support. GSCE Double Award is delivered by the Year 10 and 11 Higher texts. The Foundation Tier Double Award is delivered by the Year 10 and 11 Foundation texts. The Foundation and Higher texts can be used in parallel to cover a wide ability range.
Engaging Children's Natural Curiosity with Standards-Based Activities
Author: Marilee Whiting Woodfield
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Connect students in grades PK–1 with science using Do and Discover Science. This 64-page book features 15 lessons that demonstrate that science is a part of everyday life. Cross-curricular activities explore magnets, sink and float, gases and bubbles, rolling balls and ramps, bugs and butterflies, plants, and the human body. This book challenges students to use higher thought processes, learn new vocabulary, and develop more-complex language skills. All activities use common household items, and the book supports National Science Education Standards.