This title in the Think About series explores and explains that while some animals do indeed use tools, only people have developed implements that make it possible to do things that their bodies cannot. A funny, kid-like question - "Does a woodpecker use a hammer?" - is paired with a silly scenario (a woodpecker in a tool belt), and a few facts about how some animals use parts of their bodies as tools. Animals that might use a stick, or rock, as a tool lead to an exploration of how people create tools to solve problems and accomplish tasks.
Early in the morning, farmers wake up to milk their dairy cows. People need milk to make cheese and ice cream. Young readers will learn how cows live on the farm and give people milk. Blastoff! Series
Fawns are born with reddish brown fur and white spots so that they are camouflaged and hard to see. Soon they will be bounding across fields behind their mothers. This book explains how fawns grow into deer. Blastoff! Series
Describes a trip to the zoo in which the reader learns about various animals. Includes visual literacy activity.
How people protect themselves from the elements, as well as the functions of human clothing, are explored in this Think About title.
What animals do you see on a farm?
Encontrarse cara a cara con la vida salvaje es emocionante, pero esto, no es fcil. Cuando Camilo viene a visitar a su amiga Malena, l no puede esperar a ver toda la vida salvaje que el bosque tiene que ofrecerley est decepcionado cuando todo lo que ve, son unas cuantas aves. Juntos, los chicos salen de viaje en una caminata y encuentran abundantes seales de animales a lo largo del camino. Por medio de la observacin y de su conocimiento del comportamiento animal, Malena ayuda a Camilo a aprender lo que significa cada seal: alguien ha estado aqu, alguien lo ha hecho.