Friday, September 11, 2009

Science Studies

This year for science I used the table of contents from a text and just pulled together a book list based on each subject [with some projects thrown in!].

Here's a bit of what we've started with.


The Heavens:


Stars and Constellations


Book List:
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What is a star?, Chris Arvetis
The sky is full of stars, Franklyn Branley
The sea mice and the stars, Kenneth C. Steven
The star grazers, Christine Barker Widman
The Big Dipper, Franklyn Branley


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The Sun and Planets
(including comets meteors and ateroids)


Book List:
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Sun, Rau
The solar system, Dana Meachen Rau

The Earth and the Moon


The Moon


Book List
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Moon, Jacqueline Mitton
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The Earth
(inside the earth, kinds of rocks)
Book List
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Earth, Rau
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Book List
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Earthquakes, Branley
Volcanoes, Branley

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Star Cookies
Star Craft
We will be making these stars. Pictures to come!
Constellation Connect-the-Dots Pages
Also found here.

2 comments:

Jessica said...

Sounds like lots of fun Shelly!! Good job!

regan said...

i love all of your pictures, shelly! and thanks for the book ideas. we are going to do a unit on stars too very soon...i think there are supposed to be some meteor showers at the end of september, so mark your calender!