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McIntyre, Margaret, Ed. – Science and Children, 1981
Describes several elementary science learning experiences and activities concerning the concept of space. Activities described include tracing children's shadows at different times of day, moon observations, and planetarium activities. (DS)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Early Childhood Education, Earth Science, Elementary Education
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Freas, Carol – Science and Children, 1991
Presented are interdisciplinary activities that help students to identify minerals and to begin to understand the properties that make each one unique. The concept of individuality is emphasized. Included is a section on minerals and an explanation of their physical characteristics. (KR)
Descriptors: Crystallography, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Science and Children, 1994
Includes trade book reviews from 11 categories: Animals; Archaeology, Anthropology, and Paleontology; Biography (Charles. Darwin, Jackal Woman, Rachel Carson, and Marie Curie); Botany; Chemistry and Mineralogy, Environment and Conservation; Geology and Meteorology; The Human Body and Sexuality; Nature and Life; Ocean and Shore Life; and Physics,…
Descriptors: Biographies, Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 1994
Includes book reviews of science trade books written in Spanish from the following categories: (1) Animals, (2) Encyclopedic Series, (3) Nature, and (4) Physical Science. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Biology, Books, Childrens Literature, Earth Science
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Domel, Rue – Science and Children, 1993
Describes activities to help students understand pH scales and acid rain. (PR)
Descriptors: Acid Rain, Air Pollution, Chemistry, Earth Science
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Science and Children, 1990
Reviewed are seven computer software packages for IBM and/or Apple Computers. Included are "Windows on Science: Volume 1--Physical Science"; "Science Probe--Physical Science"; "Wildlife Adventures--Grizzly Bears"; "Science Skills--Development Programs"; "The Clean Machine"; "Rock Doctor";…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education, Earth Science