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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2002
Lists a selection of trade books written in Spanish for young readers. Books are categorized under the headings For the Very Young, Biology, Ecology, General Science, Physical Science, and Technology. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Physical Sciences, Reading Materials
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Science and Children, 2002
Introduces a list of outstanding science trade books for grade levels K-12 in the areas of Archaeology, Anthropology, Paleontology, Biography, Life Sciences, Integrated Science, Physical Science, Science Related Careers, and Technology and Engineering. Includes information on the selection process. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering, Physical Sciences
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Van Deman, Barry A. – Science and Children, 1981
Provides instructions for setting up an indoor pond for the elementary school classroom. (CS)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Padilla, Michael J. – Science and Children, 1981
Supports the importance of selecting science activities for middle school students that are appropriate to their age level. Lists a variety of resources for science activities, including 11 unit guides, three source books, four journals, and professional meetings. (CS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1986
Compares and contrasts the habitats, behaviors, feeding habits, and physical characteristics of centipedes and millipedes. Offers suggestions for acquiring and maintaining these invertebrates in the classroom. Sample questions for discussion and investigation are also given. (ML)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1986
Relates information on the characteristics, habitats, and behaviors of praying mantises. Describes the distinctive anatomical features of mantids. Provides suggestions for the care and maintenance of captive mantids. (ML)
Descriptors: Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Entomology
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1987
Describes the distinctive features of the common snapping turtle. Discusses facts and misconceptions held about the turtle. Provides guidelines for proper care and treatment of a young snapper in a classroom environment. (ML)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Cocanour, Barbara; Bruce, Alease S. – Science and Children, 1986
Offers suggestions for activities that demonstrate the principles of osmosis. Explains how decalcified chicken eggs can be used to give students practice with measurement, experimental procedures, and science principles. (ML)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Science Activities
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Science and Children, 1986
Provides background information on the earthworm. Reviews basic anatomical, behavioral, and reproductive facts. Offers suggestions for procuring, maintaining, and breeding colonies for classroom use. (ML)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Zsiray, Paula J.; Zsiray, Stephen W., Jr. – Science and Children, 1982
An annotated list (books, magazines, and media) of sources of free and inexpensive science materials is provided, including addresses and costs (if any). (SK)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials, Science Education