Synopses & Reviews
Here are 10 resource books that provide the busy classroom teacher with science lessons that are both appropriate and doable. Up to 12 concepts are covered in each book. Step-by-step illustrated lessons make science relevant to real life. Hands-on experiences help students link new concepts with previous knowledge, then apply it all to new situations.
Plants covers these concepts: - a plant is a living thing - plants have many parts - each part of a plant has a special function - the fruit of a flowering plant contains seeds - seeds contain new plants - seeds travel in many ways - plants change as they grow - plants need food, water, and light to grow - people need plants for food and oxygen - not all plants reproduce from seeds made by flowers A variety of engaging activities present the concepts in ways that students can understand. Each concept presented includes: - teacher directions for lessons - reproducible resource pages such as sets of picture cards, minibooks, and lab sheets to record the results of hands-on investigations