Science Through Childrens Literature / Edition 2

Science Through Childrens Literature / Edition 2

by Carol M. Butzow, John W Butzow
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563086514

ISBN-13: 9781563086519

Pub. Date: 03/15/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The Butzows' groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, and best-selling resource has been thoroughly revised and updated for today's classroom with new titles and new activities. More than 30 exciting instructional units integrate all areas of the curriculum and serve as models to educators at all levels. With each chapter there is also a list of related

Overview

The Butzows' groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, and best-selling resource has been thoroughly revised and updated for today's classroom with new titles and new activities. More than 30 exciting instructional units integrate all areas of the curriculum and serve as models to educators at all levels. With each chapter there is also a list of related sources-including Internet sites. 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. Activities can be used with appropriate titles for higher grades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563086519
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/15/2000
Series:
Through Children's Literature Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
996,122
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresxiii
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introductionxix
Part IUsing Children's Literature as a Springboard to Science
Chapter 1Integrating Science and Reading3
Traditional and Contemporary Science Teaching3
Developmental Stages of Children4
References5
Chapter 2Teaching the Integrated Unit7
Judging Books7
Activities for an Integrated Unit9
Reading Activities9
Writing Activities9
Discussion Activities11
Art Activities11
Drama and Media Activities12
The Activities Planner12
Concept Mapping14
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: A Sample Unit16
Mike Mulligan and Science16
Mike Mulligan and Writing19
Mike Mulligan and Change21
The Library Media Specialist22
Bibliography24
References Cited24
Science Activity Books24
Children's Literature25
Professional Journals and Children's Magazines25
Part IILife Science
Introduction to Parts II, III, and IV28
Chapter 3Trees29
A Tree Is Nice29
Summary29
Science and Content Related Concepts29
Content Related Words29
Activities29
Related Books and References33
Chapter 4Seeds35
The Tiny Seed35
Summary35
Science and Content Related Concepts35
Content Related Words35
Activities35
Related Books and References40
Chapter 5Reproduction and Development41
Everett Anderson's Nine Month Long41
Before You Were Born41
Summary41
Science and Content Related Concepts41
Content Related Words41
Activities41
Related Books and References43
Chapter 6Ducks and Other Birds45
Make Way for Ducklings45
Summary45
Science and Content Related Concepts45
Content Related Words45
Activities45
Related Books and References49
Chapter 7Ants and Other Insects51
Two Bad Ants51
Summary51
Science and Content Related Concepts51
Content Related Words51
Activities51
Related Books and References55
Chapter 8Spiders57
The Very Busy Spider57
Summary57
Science and Content Related Concepts57
Content Related Words57
Activities57
Related Books and References60
Chapter 9Ladybugs61
The Grouchy Ladybug61
Summary61
Science and Content Related Concepts61
Content Related Words61
Activities61
Related Books and References66
Chapter 10Fish67
Swimmy67
Summary67
Science and Content Related Concepts67
Content Related Words67
Activities67
Related Books and References73
Chapter 11Reptiles75
Verdi75
Summary75
Science and Content Related Concepts75
Content Related Words75
Activities75
Related Books and References77
Chapter 12Air Pollution79
Michael Bird-Boy79
Summary79
Science and Content Related Concepts79
Content Related Words79
Activities79
Related Books and References85
Chapter 13Adaptations of Animals87
Chipmunk Song87
Summary87
Science and Content Related Concepts87
Content Related Words87
Activities87
Related Books and References90
Chapter 14Nutrition91
Gregory, the Terrible Eater91
Summary91
Science and Content Related Concepts91
Content Related Words91
Activities91
Related Books and References94
Chapter 15The Ear and Hearing95
I Have a Sister, My Sister Is Deaf95
Summary95
Science and Content Related Concepts95
Content Related Words95
Activities95
Related Books and References98
Part IIIEarth and Space Science
Chapter 16Territorial and Environmental Ownership101
It's Mine101
Summary101
Science and Content Related Concepts101
Content Related Words101
Activities101
Related Books and References104
Chapter 17Volcanoes105
Hill of Fire105
Summary105
Science and Content Related Concepts105
Content Related Words105
Activities105
Related Books and References109
Chapter 18Rocks111
Everybody Needs a Rock111
Summary111
Science and Content Related Concepts111
Content Related Words111
Activities111
Related Books and References114
Chapter 19Soil115
The Gift of the Tree115
Summary115
Science and Content Related Concepts115
Content Related Words115
Activities115
Related Books and References119
Chapter 20Lighthouses and Oceans121
Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie121
Summary121
Science and Content Related Concepts121
Content Related Words121
Activities121
Related Books and References125
Chapter 21Mussels and Arctic Life127
The Very Last First Time127
Summary127
Science and Content Related Concepts127
Content Related Words127
Activities127
Related Books and References131
Chapter 22Astronomy and Outer Space133
The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System133
Summary133
Science and Content Related Concepts133
Content Related Words133
Activities133
General133
The Moon134
The Planets134
The Sun136
Asteroids137
Related Books and References137
Part IVPhysical Science
Chapter 23Weather and Seasons141
The Big Snow141
Summary141
Science and Content Related Concepts141
Content Related Words141
Activities141
Related Books and References146
Chapter 24The Eye, Vision, and Optics147
Arthur's Eyes147
Summary147
Science and Content Related Concepts147
Content Related Words147
Activities147
Related Books and References151
Chapter 25Shadows and Light153
Shadow153
Summary153
Science and Content Related Concepts153
Content Related Words153
Activities153
Related Books and References156
Chapter 26Shapes157
The Secret Birthday Message157
Summary157
Science and Content Related Concepts157
Content Related Words157
Activities157
Related Books and References161
Chapter 27Measurement163
How Big Is a Foot?163
Summary163
Science and Content Related Concepts163
Content Related Words163
Activities163
Related Books and References165
Chapter 28Energy and Motion167
Choo Choo: The Story of a Little Engine Who Ran Away167
Summary167
Science and Content Related Concepts167
Content Related Words167
Activities167
Related Books and References170
Chapter 29Buoyancy171
Who Sank the Boat?171
Summary171
Science and Content Related Concepts171
Content Related Words171
Activities171
Related Books and References174
Chapter 30Force and Movement175
The Enormous Carrot175
Summary175
Science and Content Related Concepts175
Content Related Words175
Activities175
Related Books and References177
Chapter 31Chemical and Physical Change179
Strega Nona's Magic Lessons179
Summary179
Science and Content Related Concepts179
Content Related Words179
Activities179
Related Books and References183
Chapter 32Balloons185
The Big Balloon Race185
Summary185
Science and Content Related Concepts185
Content Related Words185
Activities185
Related Books and References189
Chapter 33Airplanes191
The Glorious Flight191
Summary191
Science and Content Related Concepts191
Content Related Words191
Activities191
Related Books and References195
Appendix197
Index199

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