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U-STARS~PLUS Science & Nonfiction Connections

U-STARS~PLUS Science & Nonfiction Connections

Author(s):,Mary Ruth Coleman, Jennifer Job

Year published: 2013

Publisher: CEC

Number of pages: 221

Product Number: P6143

ISBN Number: 978-0-86586-493-1

Member Price: $24.95 (19% off)

Non-Member Price: $30.95

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The newest addition to the U-STARS~PLUS product line, Science & Nonfiction Connections provides educators with a complementary companion to the popular Family Science Packets and Science & Literature Connections. This new book includes over 30 lesson plans aligned with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, focusing on popular, current nonfiction science publications. Science & Nonfiction Connections belongs in every classroom where teachers seek to create exciting, science learning experiences that promote the connection between students’ knowledge and new content. Teachers can use this book as a valuable literacy aid in building science vocabulary, while also providing enrichment for and recognizing the abilities of students from diverse backgrounds.

Table of Contents:

  • Simple Machines
  • Here is the African Savanna
  • The Kids' Book of Weather Forecasting
  • Down Comes the Rain
  • Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet
  • If You Lived With the Cherokee
  • Tadpoles to Frogs
  • Germs Make Me Sick!
  • Rain Forest
  • Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition 
  • Eyewitness Plant
  • Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology
  • Native Defenders of the Environment
  • Pictures & Poetry
  • Animals and Their Young: How Animals Produce and Care for Their Babies
  • The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling
  • Why Do Shadows Lengthen? All About Light
  • Earth Day
  • Spiders
  • The Life Cycle of a Flower
  • Looking at Rocks
  • Science Arts: Discovering Science Through Art Experiences
  • Snow
  • Animals in Winter
  • The Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown-Ups
  • Bats
  • Sun, Moon and Stars
  • Face to Face With Whales
  • Seeds
  • From Caterpillar to Butterfly
  • Weather Words and What They Mean 
  • The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder
  • Magnets Push, Magnets Pull


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