Let's Hear It for Herps!

Let's Hear It for Herps!

by National Wildlife Federation
     
 

Whether they find them yucky or awesome,kids are mesmerized by herps—the collective term for reptiles and amphibians. Targeted,theme-based activities in reading,geography,creative writing,social studies,dramatics,and more lead children to discover the scientific facts behind the mysteries and myths surrounding these cold-blooded creatures. Children will find… See more details below

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Whether they find them yucky or awesome,kids are mesmerized by herps—the collective term for reptiles and amphibians. Targeted,theme-based activities in reading,geography,creative writing,social studies,dramatics,and more lead children to discover the scientific facts behind the mysteries and myths surrounding these cold-blooded creatures. Children will find out whether alligators really roam our urban sewer systems. . . they'll learn about strange behaviors—such as how snakes swallow something twice as big as their heads. . . and pick up many fascinating facts,including the skinny on why frogs croak. Tromping around in the wild or digging into classroom projects,kids are sure to gain a greater appreciation and respect for these interesting reptiles and amphibians from Let's Hear It for Herps! Ranger Rick's© NatureScope© is a creative,activities-centered education series dedicated to inspiring in children an understanding and appreciation of the natural world,while developing the skills they will need to make responsible decisions about the environment. Teachers,parents,scout leaders,camp counselors,and anyone else committed to sharing nature with kids will want to collect all the volumes of these award-winning nature guides,filled with kid-pleasing indoor and outdoor activities. Each book includes: Reproducible "Copycat Pages," with games,puzzles,pictures to color,and more; Ready-to-use activities,including arts and crafts,creative writing,science experiments,songs,games,and curriculum tie-ins. . . with complete materials lists and step-by-step instructions Essays and case studies from leading scientists for group discussion; Expanded glossariesandbibliographies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070470996
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Series:
Ranger Rick's Naturescope Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.55(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

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