Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘dust’

Air Quality and Soil Activity

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Eric Dunsey, School Outreach Coordinator

of the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality

This uses Stars Beneath Your Bed.

http://bringbackblue.com/assets/uploads/files/K-3(1).pdf

If I Were a Dust Particle . . . More from Indian Hill Elementary!

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Here are some more great educational ideas from Indian Hill Elementary in Cincinnati, Ohio. These are from a school visit week in Feb, 2009. The first ones extend STARS BENEATH YOUR BED: THE SURPRISING STORY OF DUST.

Dust off a book: physical science storytime!

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Let’s begin our physical science storytime. Physical science studies the non-living world around us: air, water, wind, rock, minerals, glaciers, all sorts of things. But these non-living parts of our world also play a big part in our lives, and other animals’ lives, too. So, we’ll begin with an animal you might have seen…vultures! (more…)

Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust

Saturday, August 27th, 2005

This nonfiction book weaves together stars, sunsets, comets, meteors, dust, dinosaurs, daily activities and even, in a small way, Martin Luther King. Read this book and think big about very small things. Learn how bits of all of us and all that we do help create the colors of the sunset. (more…)

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April Sayre

April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 55 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual perspectives.

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