Описание: Cleopatra has been called intelligent and scheming, ambitious and ruthless, sensual and indulgent. This unique biography captures the excitement of her life story, including portions that have been largely neglected, such as her interest in literature and science and her role as a mother, and allows readers to draw their own conclusions. Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt for Kids also includes maps, time lines, online resources, a glossary, and 21 engaging hands-on activities to help readers better appreciate the ancient culture and era in which Cleopatra lived. Kids will:
- Create a beaded Egyptian-style necklace - Build a simple Nile River boat - Prepare homemade yogurt - Construct a model shadoof, a tool used to raise water to higher ground for irrigation - Translate their names into hieroglyphs for a cartouche bookmark - "Mummify" a hot dog - Write an Egyptian love poem - And more
Описание: "Boost student interest and understanding in the physical sciences!" Teaching physical science in the elementary and middle grades can be challenging for busy teachers faced with growing demands and limited resources.
Описание: A strange, creepy, and sometimes gross collection of science facts and activities that kids will love Want to get kids intested in science? Let them make their own slime, feed insects to plants, or learn about strange animals and bizarre phenomena. That's the philosophy behind Weird Science, which gives kids 40 activities on such scientific oddities as non-Newtonian fluids, strangler figs, ball lightning, and naked mole rats. In addition, the book includes "Weird Science in Action" sidebars of bizarre science facts, tips on how to turn an experiment into a science fair project, and lots of illustrations. Jim Wiese (Vancouver, BC, Canada) is the author of many Wiley kids' science books, including Roller Coaster Science (0-471-59404-0), Rocket Science (0-471-11357-3), Detective Science (0-471-11980-6), Spy Science (0-471-14620-X), and Cosmic Science (0-471-15852-6).
Описание: An interactive guidebook to the history and inner workings of the legislative branch of the U.S. Government
Providing a historical perspective on all that is going on today, US Congress for Kids examines the major milestones in congressional history, including the abolition of slavery, extending the vote to African Americans and to women, and investigating misconduct in both government and private institutions. Kids will be engaged by the focus on dramatic stories, personalities, and turning points while also benefitting from the clear discussions of Congressional purpose, structure, history, and ongoing issues. Educational, hands-on activities that illuminate the workings of the U.S. Congress include making a House ceremonial mace, creating congressional money, making a capitol dome, and designing a Congressional Medal of Honor.
Описание: 2012 VOYA Nonfiction Honor List Selection Best known for his general theory of relativity and the famous equation linking mass and energy, E = mc?, Albert Einstein had a lasting impact on the world of science, the extent of which is illuminated—along with his fascinating life and unique personality—in this lively history. In addition to learning all about Einsteins important contributions to science, from proving the existence and size of atoms and launching the field of quantum mechanics to creating models of the universe that led to the discovery of black holes and the big bang theory, young physicists will participate in activities and thought experiments to bring his theories and ideas to life. Such activities include using dominoes to model a nuclear chain reaction, replicating the expanding universe in a microwave oven, creating blue skies and red sunsets in a soda bottle, and calculating the speed of light using a melted chocolate bar. Suggestions for further study, a time line, and sidebars on the work of other physicists of the day make this an incredibly accessible resource for inquisitive children.
Описание: Boston is not only steeped in Americas colonial history, from the Purtitans who founded the city to the patriotic heroes of the Revolutionary era, it is also a very modern metropolis. That mix of old and new makes Boston a fascinating place to learn about and explore. Boston History for Kids spans 400 years of history, covering some of the major events that have occurred, from witch hunts to an earthquake, from the Tea Party to the Great Fire, from the Civil War to the Boston Marathon attack. Author Richard Panchyk chronicles the lives of Bostonians both famous and infamous, and many colorful characters that readers may not yet know. In addition to its lively story, Boston History for Kids includes 21 hands-on activities to better appreciate this Massachusetts city. Children will bake a Boston Cream Pie, write a poem in the style of Ralph Waldo Emerson, walk the Freedom Trail (in person or virtually), and much more. The book also includes a time line and list of books, websites, and places to visit.
Автор: Cooper, Hilary Название: Exploring time and place through play ISBN: 1843120909 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781843120902 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 2507 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Focusing on different aspects of play and relating them to various contexts such as places we visit and past times, this book is packed with activities that enable the child to make sense of the world that they live in and relate it to their own experiences in order to enhance their personal development.
Описание: A fun book for children that answers questions and provides activities, with such titles as "Smell like a Salmon" and "Dust Bu nnies", that teach them about the body's functions. It covers all the basic biology topics such as senses the circulatory system, muscles and digestion in a way that aims to provide both children and teachers with enjoyment.