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Briefly explains the work of volcano scientists, who study temperature changes, rocks, and other data to learn how volcanoes work and to warn people when a volcano may erupt.
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Grade 1-3 - Informative, solid introductions. The unique feature of these beginning readers is the introduction of a scientist in each one. The first book discusses why there are volcanoes and where they can be found. Instructions for a model made from common household materials are included. The second title describes how astronauts live in space and the tools they use. The activity invites readers to explore the night sky. Dinosaurs tells how fossils are found and what paleontologists do with them. The project included uses a leaf, paper, and pencil to show how a plant fossil is formed. Spacehas only full-color photographs, while the other titles include color illustrations as well as photos. These titles combine an enticing layout with high-interest, easy-to-read texts to delight budding scientists. - Jean Lowery, Bishop Woods Elementary School, New Haven, CT
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Reviewed with Judith Williams' Discovering Dinosaurs with a Fossil Hunter.
Gr. 1-3. These two books from the I Like Science! series introduce the occupations of volcanologist and paleontologist. Simple text and color photographs follow a scientist in the field. Also included is general information about the scientists' respective fields of study. The books conclude with hands-on activities: Visiting Volcanoes gives step-by-step instructions on making a model volcano that will erupt using common household materials; Discovering Dinosaurs instructs kids on how to re-create a plant fossil using a leaf, paper, and pencil. Both books have a glossary and suggestions for further study. Informative, solid introductions to subjects of high interest to young readers. Ed Sullivan
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Book Description Enslow Elementary, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0766022692
Book Description Enslow Elementary, 2004. Library Binding. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0766022692