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Morgan, Emily; Ansberry, Karen – Science and Children, 2016
Pill bugs, also called roly-polies, are small terrestrial isopods that are abundant in temperate areas throughout the world. Because they are engaging, harmless, and easily collected, they provide an excellent opportunity for children to learn about invertebrate body parts, behaviors, and information processing. This column includes activities…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Entomology, Science Activities
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Hamilton, Dorothy G. – Science and Children, 1981
Lists examples of paintings, sculpture, music, and literature which lend themselves to science units such as the changing universe, energy, matter, and living things. (CS)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Elementary Education
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Lewis, Melanie – Science and Children, 1981
Lists science/art activities which involve students in general observation and imaginative visualization. (CS)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Elementary School Science
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Beisenherz, Paul C. – Science and Children, 1981
Discusses methodology for several activities which use Alka Seltzer tablets as a source of carbon dioxide gas. (CS)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Science and Children, 1981
"Accents on Science" is a new K-6 text which includes pupils' and teachers' editions, activity book (pupil and teacher), and evaluation programs. Content is drawn from life, physical, and earth sciences. "The Way We Are" is a kit of free materials on human sexuality for the emerging adolescent. (DS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1988
Describes the flour beetle, "Tribolium confusum," and its life cycle, habitat, culturing requirements, and some possible uses of this beetle as a classroom animal. Discusses what children could learn from flour beetles. Explains how to get rid of beetles found in foods at home. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Entomology