Plants We Eat helps young readers learn more about all the plants we eat, including how to eat every part of a plant in one meal! Call-outs throughout the book prompt inquiry and critical thinking skills by asking questions and inviting readers to looks closely at the photographs and diagrams.
In this book, students see the scientific method at work in a real-world situation. Readers practice close reading as they look for clues that will lead to a deeper understanding of food, health, and the transfer of energy. The scientific method pushes students to apply critical thinking as they learn new methods of exploration and build on concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.
Where does food come from? How many plants do we eat? Using hands on activities, young readers will develop critical thinking skills as they gain a better understanding of the plants we eat.
Have you ever put aloe on sunburn? Many plants are used to help heal ailments in humans. Using hands on activities, young readers will learn about the many healing properties of plants.
Students will learn about the latest, cutting edge technology in medicine today. How this technology can diagnose disease, treat those diseases and where medical technology will lead us in the future.
Explores The Different Parts Of The Nervous System, Including The Brain, Spinal Cord, And Central Nervous System.
Find out what goes on every day inside of the human body! This title offers children an exciting voyage through the heart. Detailed illustrations, color photos, and simple text combine to make a fun and easy introduction to how the heart works. This book also includes simple activities and crafts like We've Got a Beat, Valuable Valves and how to make a Heart with how-to photos to further engage young learners. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.