A big, summer storm left the school in this book a mess! The students, parents, and other volunteers worked to clean it up. They make teams to pick up aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and glass. After everything is cleaned up, they use graphs to show how much of each item they collected. They take these items to be recycled. They use the money they earn to help build a new playground. What does your school need, and how can you help? 32pp.
The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they can earn. They will use the money they earn for an Earth Day party. Do you want to join them? 32pp.
Have you ever wondered where your trash goes after it is picked up? Did you know that leaves and grass are a type of trash called yard waste? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this book. Discover the many ways addition can be used to learn about trash. 32pp.
Cooking is a kind of scienceyou have to get the measurements right to make everything work. It takes math. In Culinary Math, youll discover how numbers, ratios, and other math help make tasty foods you can cook yourself.
Many people who live in the city do not have space for gardens. But they still want the fresh food, flowers, and herbs that come from a garden. So, they plant gardens in pots or planters. Sometimes they form a team and find an empty lot to plant their gardens in. People use patterns to plan how best to use their space. This is a great way for people to live in the city and have a beautiful garden. What would you plant in your city garden? 32pp.
The students in this book are learning about gardens. Each grade will plant its own garden. One grade will plant a pizza garden with all the vegetables and herbs needed to make a yummy pizza sauce. Another grade will plant a storybook garden. Although each grade will plant different things, they will all use patterns in their planning. Look inside to see how many patterns you can find. 32pp.
Many people like to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from the farmers market. The farmers market is a special market where farmers sell the crops they grow. They sell different crops at different times of the year. Sometimes the farmers even make sweet desserts with their fresh fruit. Follow this farming family through the seasons and learn how to weigh and measure food along the way. How many apples do you think they need to make an apple pie? 32pp.