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  • Item #: 013342
    ISBN: 9780062382108
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  • Item #: 041078
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     Build and customize a solar-powered water sensor for a potted plant and construct a “thirsty plant water bomb” and more.  You will need to supply a small plant and needle-nose pliers. 

  • Item #: 054085
    ISBN: 9780865059597
    Retail: $7.95
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  • Item #: 010493
    ISBN: 9781929683055
    Retail: $24.00
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    This is the first in a new series of science studies from Dinah Zike and Susan Simpson. The book is a unique blend of focused science lesson plans for the teacher and information-packed mini-booklets-to-be for the student. The basic idea behind the series is to put complicated information in a simple-to-understand visual format to ease learning and extend retention.

    The mini-booklets are called "Lots of Science Library Books." Pages from the World of Plants book are cut out and cut or folded in various ways to make into the mini-booklets. Approximately one-fourth of the pages are used to make these mini- booklets. This is an unusual approach, but not surprising, given that co-author Dinah Zike is also the author of Big Book of Books and Activities and The Big Book of Projects, both paper-manipulating activity books. Each mini-booklet addresses a specific question, then includes clear drawings and text to answer the question. Occasionally, one of the mini-book pages is titled "Fascinating Facts" and tells an interesting tidbit relating to the question.

    Another quarter of the book is devoted to graphics which are cut out and made into 3D Graphic Organizers. The student makes these into his own visual aid on the topic, such as the parts of a plant, manipulating each part while learning the names and functions of the part.

    The remaining half of the book is devoted to Teacher Pages. Lessons are designed to take one to three days to complete. These include vocabulary words, concept maps, assessments, assignments for all grade levels, and enrichment activities for the 24 lessons. Each lesson is laid out in a similar format. The lesson begins with a question, like "How do plants respond to the world around them?" Several basic statements about the concept are then given. Most of the information for the lesson is included in the "Lots of Science Library Book" for the lesson. Learning takes place from assembling the "Lots of ..." books, putting together the 3D Graphic Organizer, and doing the labs, using the "Investigative Loop". This is a term for the systematic process of posing a question, doing research or making predictions, starting a procedure, observing changes, recording data, drawing conclusions, and communicating conclusions, which may lead to another question and a new loop. Materials for the labs are listed and are generally ones that are commonly available. Instructions for the lab are brief. Although the labs are not complicated, some of them require observations over a period of days; the included "Lab Log" will help you keep track of which experiments you will need to observe on what days. All activities and labs indicate which are appropriate for Beginning Level (K-1), Primary Level (2-3), and Intermediate Level (4-8). If using the program for grades 7 and 8, the extension activities are recommended.

    If you are looking for a program where students are spoon-fed information from a textbook and the teacher needs little preparation time, look elsewhere. This program is the essence of a hands-on program. For those who learn best by doing, this approach is well worth considering.

  • Item #: 006802
    ISBN: 9781564722157
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  • Item #: 065040
    ISBN: 9780544651630
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  • Item #: 023294
    ISBN: 9780932859853
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  • Item #: 045246
    ISBN: 9780811734936
    Retail: $22.95
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    Covers about 120 North American plants.

  • Item #: 047115
    ISBN: 9780811734479
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    Information on over 130 wild plants in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Item #: 021541
    ISBN: 9780823410255
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    Botany explained in terms that young children can understand. A variety of seeds and plants are introduced and directions for a seed to plant project are provided.

  • Item #: 040355
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    This plant will never complain when you tickle it, but it will certainly react! Kit includes seeds, instruction sheet, six peat pellets, a growing tray with cover, and science experiment ideas. The first leaves to grow on the plant will not be sensitive to touch, but after the plant's true leaves grow in a few weeks, they will curl closed whenever you try to touch them. Guchi-guchi-goo! ~Janine

  • Item #: 023049
    ISBN: 9780531249772
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  • Item #: 019108
    ISBN: 9781583551271
    Retail: $7.95
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  • Item #: 032741
    ISBN: 9781618102232
    Retail: $8.95
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  • Item #: 067600
    ISBN: 9780152046330
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     Vibrant pages and simple story line introduce young children to the beauty of gardening from purchasing bulbs and seeds through planting and growing. Colors are reinforced through common flowers highlighted at the end of the story. Children will be captivated by the charming illustrations and may beg you to read again and again. Board book. 32 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 066947
    ISBN: 9781629383439
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  • Item #: 043318
    ISBN: 9781596730274
    Retail: $21.99
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  • Item #: 030153
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 032448
    ISBN: 9781454906711
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  • Item #: 020015
    ISBN: 9780486274621
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    For centuries, plants have been used to relieve or even cure a wide variety of human ills. Even "weeds" like dandelions have palliative uses. This informative coloring book, featuring 44 accurate drawings by a botanical illustrator, focuses on such medicinal plants from around the world as foxglove, tamarind, lobelia, and more. Included is information on how American Indians used the plants. Each illustration is accompanied by an informative caption outlining the plant's coloration and physical characteristics, geographic distribution and medicinal uses. Invaluable as an identification guide and pictorial reference.

  • Item #: 054782
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  • Item #: 051813
    ISBN: 9780375825330
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  • Item #: 014854
    ISBN: 9781583553091
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  • Item #: 054780
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  • Item #: 054781
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  • Item #: 054783
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  • Item #: 054788
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