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Science and Children, 2016
Science teachers and mentors continue to be challenged to meet the high expectations of "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" and the "Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS"). Indeed the "Framework" urges to help learners "[build] progressively more sophisticated explanations of natural…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Materials, Childrens Literature
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Texley, Juliana – Science and Children, 2009
Today's classrooms have no real walls! Students explore the world on field trips, during virtual journeys on the world wide web, and through the books they read. These pathways help them fly to the ends of the universe to satisfy their scientific curiosity. Again this year, the professionals of the NSTA/CBC Review Panel for Outstanding Science…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Elementary School Science, Secondary School Science
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2009
Simple, lively, and easy-to-understand science books in Spanish for the very young are the new reality in the publishing world. In contrast to previous years where there has been a wider selection of books for beginning, middle, and advanced readers, today publishers in the United States (with a few exceptions) seem to be concentrating on books…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Spanish, Science Instruction, Reading Materials
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Smith, Grinell – Science and Children, 2008
In this article, the author presents a list of science books that will foster students' interest in science. Some books were suggested by scientists, science educators, and former students. Some came from an analogous list for science journalists compiled by Boyce Rensberger, director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT. Some are…
Descriptors: Books, Science Interests, National Standards, Reading Material Selection
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Science and Children, 2005
The books that appear in this annotated bibliography selected as Outstanding Science Trade Books were published in 2004. Information at the end of this list includes details about the list and the selection process, a listing of the selection panel members, more information about the Children's Book Council and NSTA, and information about…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Science Materials
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Science and Children, 2003
Provides a list of outstanding science trade books for elementary and secondary students published in 2002. Focuses on the areas of archaeology, anthropology, paleontology, biography, environment and ecology, life science, physical science, and science-related careers. Presents the selection criteria. (YDS)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Biographies, Biological Sciences, Books
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2003
Provides a list of outstanding science trade books in Spanish for elementary and secondary students. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
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Science and Children, 2000
Lists outstanding science trade books for children in the categories of Biography, Earth and Space Science, Integrated Science, Life Science, Physical Science, and Technology and Engineering. Explains the book selection process. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biographies, Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2000
Lists children's science books written in Spanish in the categories of Biology, General Science, Nature, Physical Science, and Technology. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Harms, Jeanne McLain; Lettow, Lucille J. – Science and Children, 2000
Analyzes poets, their works, and their focus areas and discusses the interdisciplinary elements of specific cultures in their poetry. Recommends several poets who support student poetry writing. (Contains 54 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary School Curriculum, Environmental Education, Integrated Activities
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Science and Children, 1984
Presents an annotated bibliography of outstanding children's science books published in 1983 that are recognized by the National Science Teachers Association as accurate, readable, and pleasing. The information contained in each book is considered consistent with current scientific knowledge. The appropriate grade level for each book is included.…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Science and Children, 1983
An annotated bibliography (by title) of 71 outstanding science trade books for children puilished in 1982 is provided. Criteria used to select books, aimed primarily at grades K-8, are outlined. These include accuracy, readability, and pleasing format. Citations include title, author, grade level(s), number of pages, and annotation. (JN)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Noyce, Ruth M. – Science and Children, 1980
Listed are bibliographies which include individual life stories of women in 13 scientific areas plus 29 collective biographies for classroom use and personal reading. Criteria for selection include (1) accurate and well researched, (2) interesting, and (3) individuals portrayed realistically. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Science Careers
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Science and Children, 1980
The books appearing in this bibliography were selected from books published in 1979, considered to be outstanding trade books for children. An annotation appears with each book and the appropriate grade level is given in parentheses. (Author/SA)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 1998
Describes recently published children's books in Spanish that explain basic facts about animals; introduce students to ecology, the environment, popular inventions, and some of the world's most amazing structures; and entice the very young reader into nature. Titles are divided into the areas of biology, ecology, general science, earth and space…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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