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Curriculum Center Resources
Tell Me, Tree by A bright and colorful introduction to trees, leaves, and their inner workings. Trees shelter and surround us. Their leaves offer shade from the hot summer sun. In autumn, they dazzle us with color. Trees may look solitary, but each one is teeming with life. Tell Me, Tree is a child's guide to the wide variety of trees that surround us, including how to identify them the structure of trees, with cut-away illustrations and labels.
Call Number: QK475.8 .G49 2002 - Curriculum Center Picture Book
Publication Date: 2002
Life on Earth Matching Game Flora and fauna from around the world show the richness of Life on Earth. 24 pairs of tiles include everything from iguanas to cardinals, oak leaves and acorns to underwater coral.
Call Number: MANIP-0438 - Curriculum Center Manipulatives
Publication Date: 2003
Wildflower ABC by Aster, Bluebonnet, Columbine--Diana Pomeroy's intricately carved and appliquéd potato prints become a beautiful bouquet of American wildflowers in this striking companion to One Potato: A Counting Book of Potato Prints. Accompanied by a glossary of wildflower facts and blossoms of folklore, this is a perfect choice for nature lovers and for toddlers learning their ABCs.
Call Number: QK115 .P65 1997 - Curriculum Center Picture Books
Publication Date: 2001
WoodsWalk by This guide to the woods of North America teaches inquisitive young naturalists how to identify trees, plants, wildlife, sounds, and geological formations they'll find as they venture out on woodland trails. With the help of fascinating facts about the unique features of each season, kids will head off in spring to find the yellow-rumped warbler, collect wild black raspberries in the summer, and expertly spot rabbit tracks on a snowy winter trail. Get out into nature and explore!
Call Number: QK115 .P65 2001X - Curriculum Center Stacks
Publication Date: 2003
Plants by From city streets to cliffs by the sea, discover the birds, plants, bugs and small mammals in your local area with these fantastic guides to wildlife watching.
Call Number: QK49 .J384 2009 - Curriculum Center Stacks
Publication Date: 2009
We're Going on a Bear Hunt: My Adventure Field Guide by Two titles based on the We're Going on a Bear Hunt animated special offer young explorers the perfect tools to record their surroundings, get creative, and learn about the natural world. Inspired by the beloved romp through wavy grass, squelching mud, and a swirling snowstorm, this field guide to the natural world is packed with information and fun.
Call Number: QH48 .P36 2017x - Curriculum Center Stacks
Publication Date: 2017
Women in Science by It's a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary.
Call Number: Q141 .I33 2016
Publication Date: 2016
101 Kid-Friendly Plants by Families looking to enrich their green thumbs while beautifying their homes will enjoy this comprehensive guide to indoor and outdoor gardening using nontoxic flowers, vegetables, trees, and houseplants. Sorted by type--plants from seed, bulbs, annuals, perennials, fruiting trees, and sensory plants--each plant is thoroughly explained and easy to identify using color photographs. Details such as the flora's preferred habit and why a particular plant is good for kids are included along with suggestions for use in the garden. Seventeen gardening projects illustrate a variety of creative and fun ways for children and parents to plant together, including butterfly gardens, herb pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens, and cutting gardens.
Call Number: SB406.5 .K74 2007
Publication Date: 2008