Meet the most fearless BMX champions in this ultimate guide to the tricks, competitions, and history of the sport! From its beginnings in Southern California to its debut as an Olympic sport in 2008, kids will discover how bicycle motocross became the no-limits adventure that fans know today. Fast-paced narratives and full-color photos will engage young readers in the excitement of this extreme action sport. A "gear page" shows the equipment and safety features used by pros and beginners alike.
With this series, readers journey into space, taking a close look at our galaxy. Each title answers many questions about these planets and celestial bodies, including: How and when they were created? How big are they? What is the environment like? What kind of technology do we use to explore them? Can life exist there? The series not only covers all the major planets in our solar system, but also describe the sun, stars, moons, asteroids, meteors, and comets. The books include up-to-date information about the latest discoveries and the most recent missions into space.
On March 17th of each year, millions of people all over the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Taste the foods, hear the music, and dance the dances that make up his celebration. The history of this celebration will captivate children and teach them about Irish culture and traditions.
This book is filled with reproducible mini-units, literature units, mind-stretching interdisciplinary activities, clip art, and ideas to motivate students and help develop critical and creative thinking. This book also contains an activity for each day of the month. Topics include nutrition, national parks, newspapers, Dr. Seuss, basketball, St. Patrick's Day, poison prevention, Anastasia Krupnik, energy conservation, Robert Frost, and much more.
Mandy and Ben play outside, admiring the spring weather and scenery. (eBook and audio file bundle)
Activities and experiments in this resource will help students know that they can make a difference to deep our planet clean and healthy. Concepts include: recognizing environmental issues, understanding what impacts people have on the environment. Topics Covered Include: Water; Land; Pollution and Energy Use; Invasive Species; Endangered or Extinct Animals and Plants. 96 pages.
Sai has just found out that she won a contest and gets to take her whole family on a trip to anywhere in the world! But where will they go? Sai's dad wants to explore a volcano. Her brother, Ben, wants to get close to brown bears. Sai wants to play in a hot spring. There must be some place that has all of those things? How about Kamchatka! Readers will love exploring this unique place through detailed drawings and informative and enjoyable text.
I don't know what to write about! is the common response when kids are asked to indulge in creative writing. This lively collection of unique writing activities will quiet that complaint forever! The 101 fun and functional creative writing activities in this book were designed to stimulate the interest and creativity of children. The author's philosophy, if it's fun, kids will do it, is obvious in such whimsical ideas as having students write 10 ways to complete the sentence: If I were a ___, I would ___ or challenging them to write home remedies for the common cold, a headache, sibling rivalry, homework overload, etc. These writing activities encourage kids to write about what they know best - themselves - and turn writing practice into a time of self-expression.