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Science Poetry

Comets, Stars, the Moon and Mars by Douglas Florian

Find some space-related science activities at these sites:



Science Verse by Jon Sceiszka

Write a group verse about several of your upcoming science activities, for an extension project.

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Turtle Time

Scoot by Cathryn Falwell

Turtle Day by Douglas Florian

Scoot shows turtles and the other inhabitants of their environment, accompanied by catchy repetition and all kinds of descriptive animal movement words. Turtle Day shows how a turtle spends its day in its habitat. To enhance the science in these books, there is a list of Ten Turtle Facts here: http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-lesson-plans/63926-teaching-about-turtles-for-preschool/

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Bee Life Cycle

Unbeelieveables by Douglas Florian

These Bees Count! by Alison Formento

Examine honeycomb and taste honey.

Make a buzzing bee noisemaker with craft sticks, index cards and foam.These Bees Count


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