Scholastic Recommends: Grades K-3
Magic School Bus: on the Ocean Floor
by Joanna Cole (Grades K-3)
Ms. Frizzle's class embarks on a marvelous undersea adventure,
where they see the formation of an island coral reef, witness
life in a tidal pool, and more. Inviting and wonderfully funny,
this Magic School Bus book features the most up-to-date scientific
information on life beneath the surface of the ocean.
in the Oceans
by Lucy Baker (Grades 1 4)
Beautiful color photographs and illustrations offer an exciting
introduction to all forms of ocean life.
Do Sharks Eat for Dinner?
by Gilda Berger and Melvin Berger (Grades 2 3)
Developed specifically for second and third graders, this easy-to-follow
book answers simple and complex questions about sharks. Clear
explanations and lively illustrations help children understand
the world and get up close to the creatures in it.
Earth Is Mostly Ocean
by Allan Fowler (Grades K 2)
The natural world comes alive for young readers with Rookie Read-About
Science. Striking, full-color photos and just the right amount
of text guide young readers through the fascinating world around
by Jim Arnosky ,Jim Arnosky (Illustrator) (Grades K 3)
A fine science artist and author, Arnosky compiles meticulous
first-hand observations of the life cycle, habitat, and behaviors
of each of his subjects. He creates appealing picture books with
thorough and informative text, accompanied by colorful and accurate
A Book About Whales and Dolphins
by Gilda Berger ,Melvin Berger (Grades PreK 3)
How do whales give birth to their calves? Do whales really have
bad breath? What do orca dolphins eat? Discover the answers to
these questions and more in this nonfiction easy reader illustrated
with full-color photographs.
Scholastic Recommends: Grades 4-8
Life: 4 Books
(Grades 3 4)
- The Magic School Bus® on the Ocean Floor
- Going on a Whale Watch
- Life in the Oceans
by Carole Garbuny Vogel (Grades 3 6)
It's eat or be eaten beneath the sea. Discover how underwater
creatures adapt to their dangerous environment and how they survive
in a place where most wildlife ends up in the belly of a predator.
Cannibalism, deadly venom, and even sex transformations (changing
from a male to female or vice versa) are successful strategies
used by some species to compete. Illustrated with stunning full-color
All About: Ocean Life : A Learning Bank of Information and Irresistible
Activities That Teach About This Fascinating Nonfiction Topic
by Lisa J. Rudy (Grades 4 8)
Take a field trip the ocean floor! Both teachers and students
will love this one-stop resource filled with photos, information,
and lots of learning-rich activities such as non-fiction mini-books,
fact cards, puppets, easy science experiments, and games.
Field Trip to the Sea Deluxe Academic Version
(Grades 4 8)
Voyage to the coast for an ocean of knowledge! Students learn
all about the plants, animals and habitats of the coastal sea.
They discover facts about the flora and fauna in a kelp forest
or research the rocky shore's food chain. With a zoom feature,
they can get a closer look at 76 organisms and then check the
Field Guide for more detailed information. It's a shore sure to
inspire science learning!
This version contains 1 CD-ROM and a Teacher Materials Binder
by Anita Baskin-Salzberg, Allen Salzberg (Grades 6 9)
Describes different kinds of turtles, tortoises, and sea turtles
and the endangered status of some species.