Ideal resources for independent centers and cooperative learning!
You'll love the time-saving features, step-by-step directions, and projects made from materials you have in your classroom cupboards. As children explore, investigate, and create, they'll engage in the scientific method, learn the difference between an experiment, exhibit, and demonstration, and relate scientific concepts to the everyday world around them. Books include activities to interest everyone! Observe insects that can be found in the rain forest. Invite a bird specialist to share some tropical birds with the class. Conduct a movement activity showing how different rain forest animals move. 48 pp. 8 x 11".
- Hands-on experiments, demonstrations, art, crafts, writing activities and fact-finding challenges
- Projects use materials found in typical classrooms
- Background information, complete material lists and step-by-step directions simplify lesson planning
- 48 pp., 8-1/2 x 11"