A mini-encyclopedia on every page! 10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun--and beyond!--Picturepedia is the ultimate resource for kids ages 9-12. Chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports, hobbies, and history cover insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more. Every double-page spread contains a wealth of information on a given topic, with galleries, lists, sequences, facts, timelines, and much more. Every topic is illustrated with up to 100 photos, graphics, and illustrations. Perfect for gift-giving or adding to any home or school library, Picturepedia is a stimulating quick reference that kids will come back to time and time again.
"10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun - and beyond, Picturepedia is the ultimate resource for kids ages 9- 12. Chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history cover insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more."--Publisher's website.
This book is the first illustrated animal encyclopedia, which introduces your toddler to forest and farm inhabitants and explains where milk, eggs, and honey come from. This is also a book of a child's early development, created on the basis of modern instructional techniques, and it: - introduces the ways of life and habits of wild and domestic animals - develops your child's thinking, attention, and memory - grows your child's kind attitude towards animals - teaches how to help nature and take good care of it - helps you understand the inner world of your child better Each section contains pedagogical recommendations on interacting with a child, additional questions, topics for discussion, and advice on observing nature. The series includes four books, two of which are dedicated to polite manners and our homes, one - to wild and farm animals, and pets, and one - to your kid's health and safety. Open this book and explore the animal world together!
This highly practical resource book presents ways in which teachers can help to develop children's problem-solving and thinking skills through a range of exciting science topics. The book contains classroom-based activities which have been trialled and evaluated by teachers and children, and helpfully shows how the skills developed through rigorous scientific investigations can be used across all areas of the curriculum. The scientific curriculum requirements are extended with exciting and inspiring problem-solving activities that use scientific skills, for example: fair-testing pattern-seeking surveying classifying and identifying investigations over time designing testing and adapting an artefact open-ended exploration The book contains learning objectives for each activity, step by step guidelines for carrying out each problem-solving activity, basic equipment that's needed, examples of learner's work and guidelines for assessment. This book is a must-buy for all early years and primary school teachers keen to encourage an inclusive but differentiated approach to the development of problem-solving and thinking skills in their pupils.