ERIC Number: ED455090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Children's Literature with a Science Emphasis: Twenty Teacher-Developed K-8 Activity Packets.
Butler, Malcolm B.
This document features 10 science activity packets developed for elementary students by science teachers in a graduate seminar. The activity packets were designed to cover existing commercial children's books on specific content areas. The 10 activity packets are: (1) "Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain," which explains the water cycle; (2) "Hurricane City," which explains the different levels of hurricanes; (3) "Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me," which includes activities on the moon; (4) "The Seabreeze Hotel," which features activities about the wind; (5) "The Sleeping Porch," which includes activities on environmental changes; (6) "Welcome to the Sea of Sand," which features lesson plans on deserts and their habitats; (7) "Tops and Bottoms," which concerns plant growth, problem solving, and decision making; (8) "Verdi," which includes activities on animal life cycles and the ecosystem; (9) "Spring Snowman," which features activities on the states of matter and seasons; and (10) "Water Dance," which includes activities describing the forms of water. (YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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