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Posted October 17, 2011
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The Frog Scientist brings children straight into the research lab. There are captivating pictures of frogs being dissected, and all types of situations with frogs. The whole book is very educational and detailed information. The book would be great to use before a science lesson that had to do with dissecting.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
I would definitely use this book in my classroom. I love the details and the quality of the pictures. The book is well organized and clearly written, the text goes into detail about the process of analyzing the chemical's affects on the frogs, but pulls back from specifics to show how the experiment fits into the larger picture. The book is basically a guide to dissecting a frog, with great illustration.
Posted December 9, 2010
Four Legged Froggies!!!
I'm a girly kind of girl so books about bugs and slimy creatures and such really don't interest me too much. However books with pictures like the ones in this book are kind of hard to ignore!! They aren't even pictures technically, they are photos. This book is about a frog scientist named Dr. Tyrone Hayes and all his experiments and adventures in grave detail. This book would be a great book to show in the classroom to students when they learn about cold blooded animals or amphibians. Children of young ages could benefit from this book as well as well as children of all ages! I recommend this book for anyone interested in learning about frogs or anyone who wants to see them up close, in book form.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted December 2, 2010
This book is very fascinating. It really shows you the beauty of frogs. Surprisingly, when I look at the pictures in this book the frogs actually looked pretty! I know I wouldn't say that if I saw them in my front yard but the pages of this book are just rich in color and very amazing. The author did a wonderful job of having bold writing and made it easy to understand the facts about the different types of frogs. The book is mainly about Dr. Tyrone and his students exploring different types of frogs. Great book!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 7, 2010
Leap into This Book!
Frogs are cool, and so are scientists. Put them together, as written in Turner's clear, reader-friendly prose, and you have a winner. Literally--this book has been winning awards, it's so well done. Follow a real scientist as he grows up to become a frog specialist. Learn why his experiments are planned the way they are, and what they tell us about the environment. This book is lavishly illustrated with photos. When I recommended Frog Scientist to another teacher for her homebound student, she took a whole stack for him to choose from, and this is what he picked.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.