The Thinking Tree Science Handbook and Portfolio

The Thinking Tree   Science Handbook and Portfolio Author Sarah Janisse Brown
ISBN-10 1534998713
Release 2016-06-29
Pages 200
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Back to School SALE! Normal Price $34.50 This is a practical handbook to help your student to fully engage in many aspects of studying all things related to science. This book includes 180 pages of guided science activities, and can be used for all ages, including Middle School and High School. Contents: Page 5...... My Science Books Page 8...... My Science Tools Page 10.... Research and Reading Time Page 28.... My Experiments Page 38.... Biography of a Scientist Page 48.... Science Stories Page 58.... A Study Scientific Discoveries Page 68..... Science Vocabulary & Spelling Page 78..... Science Films & Tutorials Page 90..... My Science Projects Page 114... Record Keeping Charts & Graphs Page 124... Research, Essays & Creative Writing Page 178... Make Your Own Periodic Table of Elements Page 194... Record Keeping While Using Other Science Books



United States Geography History and Social Studies Handbook

United States   Geography  History and Social Studies Handbook Author Ryan Conner
ISBN-10 1537392379
Release 2016-08-30
Pages 310
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Introductory Sale! Normal Price $32.50 A Fun-Schooling Journal and Handbook for researching the United States of America. Make homeschooling fun with this library & internet-based learning handbook. This book covers the History, Geography, Social Studies, Culture, Travel, Population, Landmarks, Current Events and more. The student will be required to write, draw, read a variety of books and watch documentaries and movies as part of the course. This book is designed to be used by creative and independent students in 7th to 12th grades. Younger students can also use this handbook with extra help from parents, teachers and older siblings. This workbook includes over 300 pages. How to Use this Book: The states are presented in alphabetical order. the student will use a variety of learning tools to research each state. Learning Tools Requited to Complete this Course: Library Books A documentary or movie about each stateGoogle Earth Parent approved research websites such as Wikipedia.com USA atlas Map of the United States Colored pencils or gel pens Black pens and #2 pencils for writing How long will this book last? Option 1: You can study one state each month to make this book last several years. Option 2: You can study one state each week and finish the whole course in one year! This book can be used in order, or you can start with the state of your choice!For more books like this on visit www.FunSchoolingBooks.com



Nature Anatomy

Nature Anatomy Author Julia Rothman
ISBN-10 9781612128146
Release 2015-10-09
Pages 224
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See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how sunsets work, and much more. Rothman’s whimsical illustrations are paired with interactive activities that encourage curiosity and inspire you to look more closely at the world all around you.



The Gulf The Making of An American Sea

The Gulf  The Making of An American Sea Author Jack E. Davis
ISBN-10 9780871408679
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 448
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The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic. When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its "special kind of providence." Indeed, the Gulf presented itself as America’s sea—bound by geography, culture, and tradition to the national experience—and yet, there has never been a comprehensive history of the Gulf until now. And so, in this rich and original work that explores the Gulf through our human connection with the sea, environmental historian Jack E. Davis finally places this exceptional region into the American mythos in a sweeping history that extends from the Pleistocene age to the twenty-first century. Significant beyond tragic oil spills and hurricanes, the Gulf has historically been one of the world's most bounteous marine environments, supporting human life for millennia. Davis starts from the premise that nature lies at the center of human existence, and takes readers on a compelling and, at times, wrenching journey from the Florida Keys to the Texas Rio Grande, along marshy shorelines and majestic estuarine bays, profoundly beautiful and life-giving, though fated to exploitation by esurient oil men and real-estate developers. Rich in vivid, previously untold stories, The Gulf tells the larger narrative of the American Sea—from the sportfish that brought the earliest tourists to Gulf shores to Hollywood’s engagement with the first offshore oil wells—as it inspired and empowered, sometimes to its own detriment, the ethnically diverse groups of a growing nation. Davis' pageant of historical characters is vast, including: the presidents who directed western expansion toward its shores, the New England fishers who introduced their own distinct skills to the region, and the industries and big agriculture that sent their contamination downstream into the estuarine wonderland. Nor does Davis neglect the colorfully idiosyncratic individuals: the Tabasco king who devoted his life to wildlife conservation, the Texas shrimper who gave hers to clean water and public health, as well as the New York architect who hooked the “big one” that set the sportfishing world on fire. Ultimately, Davis reminds us that amidst the ruin, beauty awaits its return, as the Gulf is, and has always been, an ongoing story. Sensitive to the imminent effects of climate change, and to the difficult task of rectifying grievous assaults of recent centuries, The Gulf suggests how a penetrating examination of a single region's history can inform the country's path ahead.



Drawing Trees and Leaves

Drawing Trees and Leaves Author Julia Kuo
ISBN-10 9781631592607
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 144
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Capture the essence of the forest with Drawing Trees and Leaves. Trees are a perennially inspiring subject for artists. Think of their beautiful multicolored leaves in the fall, or the way the snow settles on their branches in the winter. Start by learning how to identify trees and leaves, their benefit and life stages, the oldest trees, famous forests, and other fascinating aspects and phases of growth. Then, use this inspiration paired with charming prompts to draw the diverse beauty of these endlessly captivating and beautiful subjects. Flip this book open vertically; these are drawings of tall trees!



The Forest Unseen

The Forest Unseen Author David George Haskell
ISBN-10 9781101561065
Release 2012-03-15
Pages 288
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A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Look out for David Haskell's new book, The Songs of Tree: Stories From Nature's Great Connectors, coming in April of 2017 In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one- square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each of this book's short chapters begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a brilliant web of biology and ecology, explaining the science that binds together the tiniest microbes and the largest mammals and describing the ecosystems that have cycled for thousands- sometimes millions-of years. Each visit to the forest presents a nature story in miniature as Haskell elegantly teases out the intricate relationships that order the creatures and plants that call it home. Written with remarkable grace and empathy, The Forest Unseen is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity. Haskell is a perfect guide into the world that exists beneath our feet and beyond our backyards. From the Hardcover edition.



The Songs of Trees

The Songs of Trees Author David George Haskell
ISBN-10 9780698176508
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 304
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The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers — trees "At once lyrical and informative, filled with beauty." – Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction David Haskell’s award-winning The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now, Haskell brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring the trees’ connections with webs of fungi, bacterial communities, cooperative and destructive animals, and other plants. An Amazonian ceibo tree reveals the rich ecological turmoil of the tropical forest, along with threats from expanding oil fields. Thousands of miles away, the roots of a balsam fir in Canada survive in poor soil only with the help of fungal partners. These links are nearly two billion years old: the fir’s roots cling to rocks containing fossils of the first networked cells. By unearthing charcoal left by Ice Age humans and petrified redwoods in the Rocky Mountains, Haskell shows how the Earth’s climate has emerged from exchanges among trees, soil communities, and the atmosphere. Now humans have transformed these networks, powering our societies with wood, tending some forests, but destroying others. Haskell also attends to trees in places where humans seem to have subdued “nature” – a pear tree on a Manhattan sidewalk, an olive tree in Jerusalem, a Japanese bonsai– demonstrating that wildness permeates every location. Every living being is not only sustained by biological connections, but is made from these relationships. Haskell shows that this networked view of life enriches our understanding of biology, human nature, and ethics. When we listen to trees, nature’s great connectors, we learn how to inhabit the relationships that give life its source, substance, and beauty.



The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling Author John Muir Laws
ISBN-10 1597143154
Release 2016-03
Pages 96
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A potent combination of art, science, and boundless enthusiasm, the latestart instruction book from John Muir Laws (The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds)is a how-to guide for becoming a better artist and a more attentive naturalist. In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creatingaccurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies,and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques. While the book s advice will improve the skills of already accomplished artists, the emphasis on seeing, learning, and feeling will make this book valuable even revelatory to anyone interested in the natural world, no matter how rudimentary their artistic abilities. A sketchbook, constructed to withstand excursions in the field and containing several exercises from The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, is also available.



I Love Dirt

I Love Dirt Author Jennifer Ward
ISBN-10 9781590305355
Release 2008
Pages 153
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Provides fifty-two outdoor activities for families to help engage children in discovering and learning about nature, including observing ants, tracing stars, and cultivating a garden.



To Look Closely

To Look Closely Author Laurie Rubin
ISBN-10 9781571109927
Release 2013
Pages 256
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Whether it's a trickling stream, a grassy slope, or an abandoned rail line, the natural world offers teachers a wonderful resource around which to center creative, inquiry-based learning throughout the year. Nobody knows this better than veteran teacher Laurie Rubin. In To Look Closely: Science and Literacy in the Natural World, she demonstrates how nature study can help students become careful, intentional observers of all they see, growing into stronger readers, writers, mathematicians, and scientists in the process. Laurie invites you to join her class of twenty-one second graders as they visit a small stream in the woods behind a suburban elementary school, and she shares her reflections on class discussions, activities, and learning experiences. From setting a tone of inquiry-based thinking in the classroom to suggesting specific units of study for reading, writing, and science, Laurie guides teachers step-by-step through the basics of how to integrate the skills acquired through nature study into every subject. You will also discover all the ways this purposeful work nurtures "green" citizens who grow up determined to value and protect the natural environment. Filled with student journal entries, narratives, and poems inspired by experiences in the natural world, To Look Closely will inspire and encourage you to become a careful observer of your own "sit spots" outdoors and embrace nature study for a year--or for whatever part of a year is possible for you. This book will change the way you view the world.



Current Index to Journals in Education

Current Index to Journals in Education Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951P00746689I
Release 1997-01
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Current Index to Journals in Education Semi Annual Cumulations 1986

Current Index to Journals in Education Semi Annual Cumulations  1986 Author Oryx Press Staff
ISBN-10 0897742427
Release 1987
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The New York Times Book Review

The New York Times Book Review Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015079608835
Release 1953
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Resources in Education

Resources in Education Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000068697648
Release 1994
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The Video Source Book

The Video Source Book Author James M. Craddock
ISBN-10 1414401000
Release 2008
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Bowker s Complete Video Directory

Bowker s Complete Video Directory Author Bowker Staff
ISBN-10 0835237680
Release 1993
Pages 2646
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