Explore Rivers and Ponds!
With 25 Great Projects

From puddles to lakes, streams to rivers, and bogs to swamps, each body of water contains an amazing treasure chest of life! Explore Rivers and Ponds! with 25 Great Projects, introduces a child to the fascinating world of freshwater habitats and the creatures they contain. Combining hands-on activities with ecology and science, kids will have fun learning about the freshwater biome—including lakes and ponds, streams and rivers, and wetlands—and the latest in conservation and protection.


ISBN 13: 9781936749805
Price: 12.95
GRL: P
Grade Level: 1-3
Ages: 6-9
Subject: Environment
Trim Size: 8 x 10
Color: Black & White
Page Count: 96
Author: Carla Mooney
Illustrator: Bryan Stone
Also Available: E-Books

School Library Journal—“Fun yet informative line drawings elucidate an equally clear narrative, allowing readers to pool a reservoir of facts that can run close to home when website such as the EPA’s are offered with the suggestion that students can ‘figure out the path of water that flows from your school.’”

 

National Science Teachers Association Recommends (NSTA.org)—“ . . . an excellent addition for classroom and school libraries and as a resource for school and science fair projects.” Read the complete review at NSTA.org

 

Paul J. McManus, LSP, PWS and President, EcoTec, Inc.—“Explore Rivers and Ponds! introduces limnology and wetland science to kids in a way that works—with busy hands and muddy boots. The text is interwoven with the terminology of the science, with handy definitions that will have meaning to young readers. Teachers will find the book’s simple projects do-able, engaging, and educational.”

 

Marla Conn, Educational Consultant—“A wonderful example of nonfiction, informational text that students  need to read in order to meet the new Common Core standards for science, filled with activities that connect new  knowledge to the real world.”

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