Archaeology for Kids

Author: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613740263
Format: PDF, ePub
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This activity book features 25 projects such as making a surface survey of a site, building a screen for sifting dirt and debris at a dig, tracking soil age by color, and counting tree rings to date a find, teaches kids the techniques that unearthed Neanderthal caves, Tutankhamun's tomb, the city of Pompeii, and Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. Kids will delight in fashioning a stone-age tool, playing a seriation game with old photographs of cars, "reading" objects excavated in their own backyards, and using patent numbers to date modern artifacts as they gain an overview of human history and the science that brings it back to life.

Galileo for Kids

Author: Richard Panchyk
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 161374188X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Biography of the man who invented the telescope and proved the earth revolves around the sun. Includes activities.

Storytimes for Children

Author: Stephanie G. Bauman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598845655
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This text presents a compilation of the best of ideas from a group of library science graduate students, providing creative and engaging programs geared especially for children ages 0-12. * Contains 86 storytime programs from a variety of contributors, covering children from toddler-age to pre-teen * Storytimes combine reading, poetry, song, and activities * Chapters are delineated by age group, with separate storytime themes arranged in alphabetical order

The Heart of Wisdom Teaching Approach

Author: Robin Sampson
Publisher: Heart of Wisdom Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9780970181671
Format: PDF
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Details the Bible-based homeschool teaching approach for parents, and discusses Christian education, learning styles, unit studies, bible study, and more.

So You Want to Work with the Ancient and Recent Dead

Author: J. M. Bedell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481438468
Format: PDF, ePub
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Have you ever been excited by forensic science or psyched to dig up fossils? This comprehensive guide reveals a whole host of careers in the underrated world of the no-longer-living. Covering everything from well known jobs like archaeologists, morticians, coroners, and forensic scientists to the not-so-well-known professions like studying dead stars and planets to playing a zombie on TV, So, You Want to Work With the Ancient and Recent Dead? uncovers a treasure trove of occupational opportunities. In addition to tips and interviews from professionals in the industry, So, You Want to Work With the Ancient and Recent Dead? includes inspiring stories from kids who are working toward an exciting career in the area of “dead things” as well as activities, a glossary, and resources to help you unearth your interests and discover a successful career.

Die vier Schatzsucher In der Karibik

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423428988
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Witzig, spannend, actionreich Auftakt zu einer abenteuerlichen, witzig illustrierten Serie. Nach dem mysteriösen Verschwinden ihrer Eltern übernehmen Bick, Beck, Storm und Tommy deren Job als Schatzsucher. Denn eins ist klar: Der letzte Auftrag muss sie zu ihren Eltern führen. Natürlich gibt es an Bord jede Menge geheime Schriften, versteckte Hinweise und dubiose Objekte – nur welche sind die richtigen? Kaum haben die Geschwister eine heiße Spur, kommen ihnen auch schon Kunsträuber, Gangster und Piraten in die Quere. Die Jagd nach dem Schatz führt sie aus der Karibik bis nach New York.

Best Books for Children

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591580829
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The latest addition to the "Best Books" family, this all-new guide updates the popular and critically acclaimed "Best Books for Children, Seventh Edition." This thematic work is a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for children's literature, enabling you to thoroughly evaluate your children's literature collection and create theme-based and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and recreational reading. The entries cover more than 6,000 titles published from 2001 to 2003, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources, and provide annotations with succinct plot summaries as well as ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are noted as well. This guide is an invaluable resource for anyone working with children or children's literature.

Beware That Girl

Author: Teresa Toten
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3733650190
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Für Leserinnen von ›Gone Girl‹ und ›Solange wir lügen‹ New York, Upper East Side: Kate O'Brien, eine Meisterin im Lügen und Manipulieren, hat ihre glänzende Zukunft genau geplant: ein Studium in Yale! Die mittellose Stipendiatin einer Eliteschule sucht sich berechnend die superreiche und leicht beeinflussbare Olivia Sumner als Freundin. Obwohl Kate bald bei Olivia einzieht, verschweigt sie ihre dunkle Vergangenheit, auch Olivia verliert kein Wort darüber, warum sie ein Jahr lang wie vom Erdboden verschwunden war. Als der gutaussehende und charmante Mark Redkin auftaucht, spürt Kate instinktiv, dass Mark nicht nur ihre Pläne durchkreuzen kann, sondern gefährlich ist. Dennoch muss sie hilflos zusehen, wie ihre Freundin ihm verfällt. Zwischen Kate, Olivia und Mark entspinnt sich ein abgründiges Katz-und-Maus-Spiel ... Atemlos, spannend, mit unerwarteten Wendungen bis zum überraschenden Ende.

Something about the Author

Author: Alan Hedblad
Publisher: Gale
ISBN: 9780787652104
Format: PDF
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An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume of this series provides illustrated biographical articles on approximately 70 children's authors and artists. The series covers more than 10,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources and photographs. Also availa is a cumulative author index, published in odd-numbered volumes.