Science Companion for Library, School, and Home (Hardback)Phyllis J. Perry (author)
Hardback Published: 11/09/2002
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Updated to include 2,100 new resources! Packed with more than 100 hands-on science activities. Here is an extensively researched treasure trove of resources teachers can use NOW to improve and supplement their classes, saving them countless hours of research. As one reader put it, this book is "a godsend." In this newly updated second edition, respected educator and author Dr. Phyllis J. Perry has compiled an impressive bibliography of more than 2,000 books in print on science and math for children in grades K-6. But that's not all. Divided into 15 chapters and packed with ideas and activities, this enormously valuable guide turns everyday activities such as cooking, listening to music, and being outdoors into relevant lessons in the principles of science and math. And all activities involve inexpensive materials commonly found in the home or elementary school classroom. Find Chapters on Exploring: * Chemistry in the kitchen * Physics * Science in the back yard * Botany * Ethology * Geology and paleontology * Astronomy * Geography and cartography * Oceanography * Science through the senses, writing, and art * Science in the Library Contains step-by-step instructions for simple science activities that are attractively illustrated, fun to do, and educational. Each chapter contains an annotated bibliography to help busy educators searching for additional print resources for more in-depth explorations. Resources for preschool children are highlighted for easy identification. Magazines, kits, videos, and other resources are also suggested.
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Weight: 485 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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