Science Through Children s Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086519
Format: PDF, ePub
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This groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, and best-selling resource features more than 30 exciting instructional units that integrate all areas of the curriculum and serve as models to educators at all levels. Adopted as a supplementary text in schools of education nationwide, this resource features outstanding children's fiction books that are rich in scientific concepts yet equally well known for their strong story lines and universal appeal.

Social Studies Through Children s Literature

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780872879706
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Themes include child and self, family, community and neighborhood, city and country, states and regions, nation and country, and the world.

The Natural World Through Children s Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1591583519
Format: PDF, Docs
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Well-known authors, Carol and John Butzow consider over 25 picture books and correlating integrated activities in all curricular areas that provide examples in nature for children to observe, describe, and appreciate.

More Science Through Children s Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563082665
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Due to popular demand, the Butzows have created more fascinating thematic units of instruction to help make science understandable and enjoyable to young learners. Based on 21 outstanding children's literature titles, these chapters provide you with a wide variety of ideas and activities to engage students in learning about life, earth, space, and physical science and technology. Hands-on and inquiry-based topics, games, puzzles, and word searches are just some of the fascinating projects you'll find. Vocabulary lists, concepts and applications, and other valuable background information are also provided. This exciting approach allows you to build on the appeal of stories, connecting them to real-life experiences to build skills and understanding in students. Grades K - 3 (adaptable to other grades).

Exploring the Environment Through Children s Literature

Author: Carol M. Butzow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086502
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With the power of stories you can generate student interest in nature and the environment while building skills across the curriculum! Using contemporary and classic children's literature as springboards to learning, this resource offers dozens of stimulating extension activities that engage young learners and teach them important concepts and skills in science, social studies, language, math, music, and art. You'll find puzzles, word searches, suggestions for computer projects, and more for such beloved titles as The Little House, Water Dance, and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. Many of the activities are presented in reproducible format, so they're ready for the classroom. And lists of resources for further study are given for each book. Grades K - 4: (adaptable to higher levels).

Teaching Physical Science Through Children s Literature

Author: Susan Enid Gertz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781883822347
Format: PDF, ePub
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Inspired by favorite childrens stories, this book is a complete guide to an innovative approach that meshes physical science and language arts while emphasizing the process skills common to both areas. Pedagogical strategies for both reading and science are featured, and many lessons include suggestions for learning centers and masters for reproducible flip cards and data sheets. Each of the 20 lessons addresses a category of the National Science Education Standards and includes an easy-to-understand science explanation. Appropriate for grades K4.

More Social Studies Through Children s Literature

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 9781563087615
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Disscusses award-winning titles, including summaries, applicable social science discipline, NCSS thematic strands, critical-thinking questions, and related books and activities.

Investigating Natural Disasters Through Children s Literature

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088612
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Suggests activities and projects based on children's books about storms, volcanoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters to increase understanding of science, the forces of nature, and their effects on human society.

Endocrinology

Author: S.S. Nussey
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203450437
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Traditionally, endocrinology textbooks have been either short notes or multi-author, multi-volume monster, all of which present clinical material last and often only briefly. Endocrinology is different and used real cases to lead readers into the text and then describes the biochemistry, physiology, and anatomy they need to understand the case. The user-friendly design utilizes colour-coded boxes to highlight the basic scientific and clinical material required and also to describe the latest more advanced evidence. Typical clinical cases are included, along with more idiosyncratic cases to capture attention and highlight the cross-disciplinary nature of medicine. Endocrinology is the first book to address the requirement for integrated basic science and clinical practice, to encourage problem-based learning, and to lead readers deep into the subject. Unique benefits: * integrates basics sciences and clinical practice * features more real clinical cases than any similar book to emphasize problem-based learning * comprehensive and yet approachable * includes a comprehensive range of questions and answers to test understanding