Science Through Childrens Literature / Edition 2

Science Through Childrens Literature / Edition 2

by Carol M. Butzow, John W Butzow
     
 

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

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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
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. IUsing Children's Literature as a Springboard to Science
Ch. 1Integrating Science and Reading3
Ch. 2Teaching the Integrated Unit7
Pt. IILife Science
Ch. 3Trees29
Ch. 4Seeds35
Ch. 5Reproduction and Development41
Ch. 6Ducks and Other Birds45
Ch. 7Ants and Other Insects51
Ch. 8Spiders57
Ch. 9Ladybugs61
Ch. 10Fish67
Ch. 11Reptiles75
Ch. 12Air Pollution79
Ch. 13Adaptations of Animals87
Ch. 14Nutrition91
Ch. 15The Ear and Hearing95
Pt. IIIEarth and Space Science
Ch. 16Territorial and Environmental Ownership101
Ch. 17Volcanoes105
Ch. 18Rocks111
Ch. 19Soil115
Ch. 20Lighthouses and Oceans121
Ch. 21Mussels and Arctic Life127
Ch. 22Astronomy and Outer Space133
Pt. IVPhysical Science
Ch. 23Weather and Seasons141
Ch. 24The Eye, Vision, and Optics147
Ch. 25Shadows and Light153
Ch. 26Shapes157
Ch. 27Measurement163
Ch. 28Energy and Motion167
Ch. 29Buoyancy171
Ch. 30Force and Movement175
Ch. 31Chemical and Physical Change179
Ch. 32Balloons185
Ch. 33Airplanes191
Appendix197
Index199

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