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Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Discovering Plants

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Grade 1. 2015. 16 pages. Discovering Plants, part of the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™, encourages students to think about plants as living things and their basic needs. Topics include: Plants Are Living Things; Parts of Plants; Growing from Seed; the Science and Engineering Practices that relate to the topic of plants; and looking at a day in the life of a botanist. Available as a printed soft-cover book and as an eBook.

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Grade 1. 2015. 16 pages. Discovering Plants, part of the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™, encourages students to think about plants as living things and their basic needs. Topics include:

  • Plants Are Living Things
  • Parts of Plants
  • Growing from Seed
  • Science and Engineering Practices
  • A Day in the Life of a Botanist

Developed to enhance the teaching of Building Blocks of Science® units and other science curriculums, the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Discovering Plants reader supports inquiry-based science lessons with engaging informational text. The content gives students a natural transition from hands-on investigations, builds background knowledge to reinforce conceptual learning, and lets students apply relevant nonfiction to their own real-world experiences. Educational studies show that children are more likely to engage with a reading exercise when the literature is related to a recent hands-on activity. The reader helps improve reading comprehension and aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards®.

Available for purchase as a single printed copy (item #514003), pack of 6 printed copies (item #514003A), pack of 24 printed copies (item #514003B), and 24-student license to access the eBook online for 60 months (item #514003E24).

 
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