Scholastic Recommends: Grades K-3
by Linda Glaser, Loretta Krupinski (Illustrator) (Grades PreKK)
Simple informational text and full-color illustrations encourage
an appreciation for the small creatures of the earth by explaining
the vital role that earthworms play in the planet's ecosystem.
River : Big Book Unit
by Shari Halpern (Grades K2)
Learn from creatures like turtles, eels, dragonflies, ducks, and
many others who live in and by a river, about why rivers are important
and why we must care for them.
Science Series Dirt : Classroom Pack
Help Save the Park! Kids gather data to prove the park is in trouble.
They learn all about Earth Science: what dirt is made of; what
is the ecosystem that lives under the dirt; how contaminated dirt
harms us; what makes dirt move and how we can improve it.
in the Rainforests : Animals People Plants
by Lucy Baker (Grades 14)
Beautiful color photographs and illustrations offer an exciting
introduction to the people, plants, and animals that are found
in various parts of the world.
Scholastic Recommends: Grades 4-8
by Janine Amos, Laurence Pringle, Andrew Solway, Lindy Norton
This highlights a splendid variety of 140 animals-from alligators
to zebras, and many in between! Most of the animals featured are
common to kids' experience, whether found in their neighborhoods
or at the zoo. With spectacular photographs of each animal and
a discussion of physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitats,
this is a fascinating and useful reference for any child interested
in the animal kingdom.
Designer : 5 computer license
Bring the excitement of the rainforest into your classroom! With
Rainforest Designer, students can easily design authentic rainforest
habitats to print and assemble as 3-D dioramas or wall-size posters.
Choose any layer of the rainforest and select from hundreds of
animals, plants, people, and objects to create original rainforest
Choices: Kids and the Environment : 5 computer license
Kids face difficult choices every day, balancing their own values
with the expectations of friends, parents, and teachers. Choices,
Choices helps students develop the skills and awareness they need
to make wise choices and to think through the consequences of
their actions. Students will have to discuss waste disposal, safety,
recycling, source reduction, social responsibility, and much more
as they make choices tackling this messy situation.
Decisions 5.0 The Environment : 1-Computer License
Decisions, Decisions: The Environment is a wonderfully rich mix
of science and social studies. Students interpret science and
then apply what they learn to make public policy decision.
Economics and the Environment
Local and Global Environments