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  • My Body

    Patricia Carratello

    Paperback (Teacher Created Resources, June 1, 1999)
    Introduces primary school children to the amazing systems and organs that make up the human body. This classic resource for teachers and parents includes detailed illustrations and easy-to-understand descriptions of each body part's purpose and function. Use the included instructions and templates to create a life-sized, multilayered model of the human body and its systems. Young learners will love coloring the illustrations and placing each part in the correct location within a full-size tracing of their own body, all while learning the jobs each organ performs and the way the body systems work together as a whole. This resource is 40 pages in all.
  • Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture

    Robert Bruce Thompson

    Paperback (Make Community, LLC, May 13, 2008)
    For students, DIY hobbyists, and science buffs, who can no longer get real chemistry sets, this one-of-a-kind guide explains how to set up and use a home chemistry lab, with step-by-step instructions for conducting experiments in basic chemistry -- not just to make pretty colors and stinky smells, but to learn how to do real lab work:Purify alcohol by distillationProduce hydrogen and oxygen gas by electrolysisSmelt metallic copper from copper ore you make yourselfAnalyze the makeup of seawater, bone, and other common substancesSynthesize oil of wintergreen from aspirin and rayon fiber from paperPerform forensics tests for fingerprints, blood, drugs, and poisonsand much moreFrom the 1930s through the 1970s, chemistry sets were among the most popular Christmas gifts, selling in the millions. But two decades ago, real chemistry sets began to disappear as manufacturers and retailers became concerned about liability. ,em>The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments steps up to the plate with lessons on how to equip your home chemistry lab, master laboratory skills, and work safely in your lab. The bulk of this book consists of 17 hands-on chapters that include multiple laboratory sessions on the following topics:Separating MixturesSolubility and SolutionsColligative Properties of SolutionsIntroduction to Chemical Reactions & StoichiometryReduction-Oxidation (Redox) ReactionsAcid-Base ChemistryChemical KineticsChemical Equilibrium and Le Chatelier's PrincipleGas ChemistryThermochemistry and CalorimetryElectrochemistryPhotochemistryColloids and SuspensionsQualitative AnalysisQuantitative AnalysisSynthesis of Useful CompoundsForensic ChemistryWith plenty of full-color illustrations and photos, Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments offers introductory level sessions suitable for a middle school or first-year high school chemistry laboratory course, and more advanced sessions suitable for students who intend to take the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry exam. A student who completes all of the laboratories in this book will have done the equivalent of two full years of high school chemistry lab work or a first-year college general chemistry laboratory course.This hands-on introduction to real chemistry -- using real equipment, real chemicals, and real quantitative experiments -- is ideal for the many thousands of young people and adults who want to experience the magic of chemistry.
  • Science, Grade 6


    Hardcover (Harcourt, Sept. 1, 2006)
    Science, Grade 6 (View amazon detail page) ASIN: 0153609427
  • Libby Loves Science

    Kimberly Derting, Shelli R. Johannes, Joelle Murray

    Hardcover (Greenwillow Books, June 9, 2020)
    Libby loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, a companion to the popular Cece Loves Science, Libby and her friends are put in charge of the science booth at their school fair. There’s only one problem: No one is visiting their booth! Does everyone think science is boring? Libby and her friends use teamwork, creativity, and just a bit of chemistry to turn things around and prove that science is for everyone. Perfect for aspiring scientists, story times, classrooms, home-schooling, and fans of Andrea Beaty’s Ada Twist, Scientist. Includes a glossary and four super-fun experiments to try at home! Libby Loves Science is just right for fans of Rosie Revere, Engineer and What Do You Do with an Idea? and anyone who loves to ask questions and learn about the world.
  • Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture

    Robert Bruce Thompson, Barbara Fritchman Thompson

    Paperback (Make Community, LLC, May 8, 2012)
    Experience the magic of biology in your own home lab. This hands-on introduction includes more than 30 educational (and fun) experiments that help you explore this fascinating field on your own. Perfect for middle- and high-school students and DIY enthusiasts, this full-color guide teaches you the basics of biology lab work and shows you how to set up a safe lab at home.The Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments is also written with the needs of homeschoolers firmly in mind, as well as adults who are eager to explore the science of nature as a life-long hobby. To get the most from the experiments, we recommend using this guide in conjunction with a standard biology text, such as the freely downloadable CK-12 Biology ( the use of the microscope, including sectioning and stainingBuild and observe microcosms, soda-bottle worlds of pond lifeInvestigate the chemistry of life from simple acids, bases, and buffers to complex carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, enzymes, and DNAExtract, isolate, and observe DNAExplore photosynthesis, osmosis, nitrogen fixation, and other life processesInvestigate the cell cycle (mitosis and cytokinesis)Observe populations and ecosystems, and perform air and water pollution testsInvestigate genetics and inheritanceDo hands-on microbiology, from simple culturing to micro-evolution of bacteria by forced selectionGain hands-on lab experience to prepare for the AP Biology examThrough their company, The Home Scientist, LLC (, the authors also offer inexpensive custom kits that provide specialized equipment and supplies you’ll need to complete the experiments. Add a microscope and some common household items and you’re good to go.
  • Daily Science, Grade 4

    Barbara Price, Marilyn Evans, Pamela San Miguel, James Spears, Andrea Weiss

    Paperback (Evan-Moor Corp, Oct. 1, 2009)
    Keep the enthusiasm students have for science at the early childhood level alive into upper elementary school with Evan-Moor s Daily Science book. This grade four print teacher s edition contains 150 daily lessons. Students will learn important Earth, physical and life science concepts through hands-on activities, vocabulary practice and multiple choice comprehension tests. Each week is divided into five daily concentrated lessons that answer interesting questions such as is it safe to eat moldy food and how does bacteria cause cavities? Students explore these concepts and more through the scientific method, forming conclusions based on outcomes just like scientists.Fit standards-based science instruction into your curriculum! Help your grade 4 students develop a genuine understanding of standards-based scientific concepts and vocabulary using the 150 engaging activities in Daily Science! A variety of rich resources, including vocabulary practice, hands-on science activities, and comprehension tests in multiple-choice format, help you successfully introduce students to earth, life, and physical science concepts.30 weeks of instruction cover the following standards-based science topics:Big Idea 1: Plants and animals depend on each other and on their environment for survival-Week 1: Why do beavers build dams?-Week 2: Why do some plants have fruit-Week 3: Do all bees make honey?-Week 4: Where do animals get food in the winter?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 2: Most microorganisms do not cause disease, and many are beneficial-Week 1: Why does garbage smell?-Week 2: How do bacteria create cavities?-Week 3: Are all germs bad?-Week 4: Is it safe to eat moldy food?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 3: Both slow and rapid processes - from erosion to earthquakes - shape and reshape the Earth's surface-Week 1: How was the Grand Canyon formed?-Week 2: Do glaciers really move?-Week 3: What makes volcanoes erupt?-Week 4: What causes earthquakes?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 4: The properties of rocks and minerals reflect the process that formed them-Week 1: What's the difference between a rock and a mineral?-Week 2: Where do rocks come from?-Week 3: Are some rocks valuable?-Week 4: Do all rocks come from Earth?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 5: Electrical energy can be converted into heat, light, sound, and motion-Week 1: How do toasters work?-Week 2: What lights a digital clock?-Week 3: How do hearing aids help people hear?-Week 4: How do electric cars work?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 6: People invented machines to make work easier-Week 1: Why do some building entrances have ramps?-Week 2: What's the difference between a nail and a screw?-Week 3: How do elevators work?-Week 4: How does a wheelbarrow make works easier?-Week 5: Unit Review
  • Daily Science, Grade 5

    Barbara Price, James Spears, Andrea Weiss, Wendy Zamora, Cathy Harber

    Paperback (Evan-Moor Corp, April 1, 2010)
    Help pique your grade 5 students natural curiosity and develop their love of learning about themselves and the world around them! Our 30-week daily science instruction resources, workbooks and activities will introduce your students to fascinating concepts and necessary vocabulary words through the use of 150 activities that will encourage participation, enthusiasm and learning. These inquiry-based activities relate to one of the Big Idea units that cover a variety of scientific subjects including biology, life science, earth science, chemistry and more! Your fifth-graders will learn the answers to fascinating questions that will whet their scientific appetites and make them want to learn more about the world around them! Our interactive, hands-on activities will engage your students, effectively presenting and reinforcing key concepts that are appropriate for their grade and comprehension levels.Evan-Moor s materials have been developed by experts in the education industry and have been loved by students and teachers for over three decades. Our highly rated daily science review programs are guaranteed to help your students achieve new educational milestones. See the difference our daily science materials and books can make in your classroom and in the lives of your fifth-grade students!Fit standards-based science instruction into your curriculum! Help your grade 5 students develop a genuine understanding of standards-based scientific concepts and vocabulary using the 150 engaging activities in Daily Science! A variety of rich resources, including vocabulary practice, hands-on science activities, and comprehension tests in multiple-choice format, help you successfully introduce students to earth, life, and physical science concepts.30 weeks of instruction cover the following standards-based science topics:Big Idea 1: Living things are made mostly of cells. Multicellular organisms have different cells that perform specialized functions-Week 1: Why are bones hard and muscles soft?-Week 2: Why does skin wrinkle in the bathtub?-Week 3: What happens if you swallow gum?-Week 4: How do people give blood without running out of it?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 2: An ecosystem is a community in which every living thing fills a role-Week 1: Why do earthworms like dirt?-Week 2: Why do pandas eat plants but polar bears eat meat?-Week 3: Is the lion really the king of the jungle?-Week 4: How can so many different plants live in the rainforest?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 3: Water covers most of the Earth's surface. It circulates between oceans and land in a process called the water cycle-Week 1: Do we really drink the same water that dinosaurs did?-Week 2: Why don't rivers and lakes soak into the ground?-Week 3: What makes the desert so dry?-Week 4: Can we run out of water?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 4: Gravity is the force that keeps planets in orbit around the sun, and the moon in orbit around Earth-Week 1: Why do we weigh more on Earth than on the moon?Week 2: What causes ocean tides?-Week 3: Why are planets round?-Week 4: Why don't planets crash into each other?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 5: Heat flows from warmer objects to cooler ones until both reach the same temperature-Week 1: How does a thermometer work?-Week 2: How does a microwave oven cook food?-Week 3: What causes hurricanes?-Week 4: How does a thermos work?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 6: When a new substance is made through a chemical reaction, it has properties that are different from the original substance-Week 1: What puts the fizz in soda?-Week 2: Why does metal rust?-Week 3: Why do batteries die?-Week 4: Why can't you light a match more than once?-Week 5: Unit Review
  • Fairy Science

    Ashley Spires

    Hardcover (Crown Books for Young Readers, Sept. 10, 2019)
    An enchanting STEM-and-fairy-filled picture book from the award-winning author-illustrator of The Most Magnificent Thing!All the fairies in Pixieville believe in magic--except Esther. She believes in science.When a forest tree stops growing, all the fairies are stumped--including Esther. But not for long! Esther knows that science can get to the root of the problem--and its solution! Whether you believe in fairy magic or the power of science, you will be charmed by Esther, the budding fairy scientist.
  • Daily Science, Grade 1

    Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

    Paperback (Evan-Moor Corp, April 1, 2009)
    Fit standards-based science instruction into your curriculum!Help your grade 1 students develop a genuine understanding of standards-based scientific concepts and vocabulary using the 150 engaging activities in Daily Science! A variety of rich resources, including vocabulary practice, hands-on science activities, and comprehension tests in multiple choice format, help you successfully introduce students to earth, life, and physical science concepts.30 weeks of instruction cover the following standards-based science topics:Big Idea 1: Living things have basic needs that help them stay alive.-Week 1: Can a rock grow?-Week 2: Do monkeys really eat bananas?-Week 3: Do plants have mouths?-Week 4: Do fish drink water?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 2: Plants and animals live in many different places.-Week 1: Where do animals sleep?-Week 2: Why do camels have humps?-Week 3: Can a whale live in a lake?-Week 4: Why do trees have different kinds of leaves?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 3: The sun, moon, and stars are objects in our sky.-Week 1: What causes night and day?-Week 2: What do we see in the sky at night?-Week 3: Why do we need the sun?-Week 4: Can anything live on the moon?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 4: Different seasons have different weather.-Week 1: Why is it hot in the summer?-Week 2: Why does it snow in the winter?-Week 3: Why are there a lot of flowers in the spring?-Week 4: Why do some trees lose their leaves in the fall?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 5: Objects can be solid, liquid, or gas.-Week 1: Why can't we walk through walls?-Week 2: Why does water splash?-Week 3: Why do balloons float in the air?-Week 4: Why does ice melt?-Week 5: Unit ReviewBig Idea 6: An object's motion can be changed by using force. Pushing and pulling are types of forces.-Week 1: Why do shopping carts have wheels?-Week 2: Why does a ball go far when I kick it hard?-Week 3: Why do cars have steering wheels?-Week 4: Why do things fall when you drop them?-Week 5: Unit Review
  • A Dot Markers & Paint Daubers Kids Activity Book: Outer Space Dots: Learn as you play: Do a dot page a day

    14 Peaks Creative Arts

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, March 31, 2018)
    Space Dots for Mini Dot Markers! Welcome to the dot frontier of outer space dots for toddlers. Preschoolers and Toddlers will have lots of "do a dot" art book fun with this toddler outer space book. This Outer Space book for toddlers is designed for dot markers, bingo daubers, dab markers and mini dot markers. There are dot marker dots on every design in this space book for toddlers! - Over 30 Dot Marker outer space coloring pages- Bound Coloring Book: No loose papers- Fun for Preschoolers and Toddlers- 8.5” x 11” Pages perfect for framing- Works great with mini dauber dawgs markers, dab o ink markers, dab and dot markers, crazy dot markers, do a dot art markers, dab markers and more!
  • Science: Reproducible Grade 6


    Paperback (STECK-VAUGHN, Sept. 1, 2003)
    Support and extend your science curriculum with this activity-rich program! Meeting NSTA standards in Life, Physical, and Earth & Space Science, this extensive resource provides a wonderful blend of background information for the teacher, cross-curricular activities, projects and experiments, and assessments that enrich and extend science period. All-inclusive presentation of life, physical, and earth & space sciences. Useful background information ideal resource for teachers with limited science exposure as well as the veteran science educator. Projects and experiments that will intrigue students and that use easy-to-find materials. Plenty of graphic organizers, including charts, tables, maps & graphs. Assessments that are ideal as pretests, posttests; perfect for portfolios. Lists of books for further reading allowing students to pursue individual interests and expand into other curriculum areas. Correlation to FOSS standards.
  • Holt Science


    Hardcover (HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON, Jan. 1, 2007)
    2007 Holt California Earth Science (CA)(H) by Katy Z. Allen, Marilyn K. Bachman, Linda Ruth Berg, Kathleen Meehan Berry, Robert H. Fronk, Deborah R. Harden, Kathleen Kaska, J. Richard Kyle, William G. Lamb, Joel S. Leventhal, Peter E. Malin, Terrie Nolinske, Anthony Palaez, Robert J. Sager, & Lee Summerlin ***ISBN-13: 9790030426581 / 9780030426582 ***Pages: 704