How Come

Author: Kathy Wollard
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761183108
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How Come? explains, in fascinating detail, more than 200 mysteries and phenomena in the world around us. These are the questions that pique kids’ curiosity—and stump parents.

How Come Planet Earth

Author: Kathy Wollard
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780613889841
Size: 75.14 MB
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Answers to approximately 135 of kids' science questions about people, animals, and the natural world, such as why cats purr and why our fingers wrinkle in water.


Author: Harvey F. Silver
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416614427
Size: 21.32 MB
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(This is a more common genre than you might expect, with books like How Come
? Every Kid's Science Questions Explained [Wollard & Solomon, 1993], TIME for
Kids Big Book of Why [Time for Kids, 2010], and The Book of Why [Laffon, de
Chabaneix, & Azam, 2006].) Texts like these make it easy to set up Mystery
lessons. Supply students with the event, present the evidence as clues, and
suppress the explanation. Tip 3: Ask students to generate tentative hypotheses
up front. Before ...

Teaching Evidence Based Writing Nonfiction

Author: Leslie Blauman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506379087
Size: 79.56 MB
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Spilsbury, L., & Spilsbury, R. (2010). Violent volcanoes! Chicago, IL: Heinemann.
Tomecek, S. M. (2003). What a great idea! Inventions that changed the world.
New York, NY: Scholastic. Treaster, J. B. (2007). Hurricane force: In the path of
America's deadliest storms. New York, NY: Kingfisher Press. Wollard, K. (1993).
How come? Every kid's science questions explained. New York, NY: Workman.
Wollard, K. (1999). How come? Planet earth. New York, NY: Workman. Zimbler, S
. (2013) ...


Author: Dan Kainen
ISBN: 9781523501472
Size: 34.47 MB
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After last year's success with Jungle (over 215,000 copies in print in just a few months), here comes Wild -- the book, and the idea, for which the series could have been invented. Wild captures eight endangered animals in living motion.

Teaching Science To Every Child

Author: John Settlage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113673158X
Size: 52.83 MB
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I used Brodhagen's (1995) and Beane's (2002) framing questions of “What do
you want to know about yourself?” and “What do you want to know about the
world?” The following are a sample of the questions the children posed (I edited
out those that were not science questions): □ Why is my shadow long sometimes
and short sometimes? □ Why do people have different color skin? □ Why do the
leaves fall off the tree in the winter and come back in the summer? □ How can a
big ...

What S The Big Idea

Author: Vicki Cobb
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626365008
Size: 34.66 MB
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Why don't we feel the Earth move? Why does an ice cube float? Why can't you unscramble an egg? Why can't we live forever? These are all questions that a curious kid might ask.

Kids Science Questions About People

Author: Highlights for Children
Publisher: Highlights Press
ISBN: 1629793515
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Highlights for Children. I would like to know where the extra weight goes when a
person goes on a diet. Mindy, Age 11 That weight goes into the air. In fact, you
are always losing weight to the air around you. Every time you breathe in, you
take in some extra oxygen to supply your blood. The oxygen is written O 2 to
show that the oxygen atoms are linked in pairs, like this: Then you breathe out
about the same amount of carbon dioxide. That is written CO 2 to show that one
carbon atom ...

Strategies That Work

Author: Stephanie Harvey
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 157110481X
Size: 11.25 MB
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She knows that textbooks don't usually go deep enough to give kids the
background they need to understand important science topics, so she surrounds
her kids with science print of every type.But she ... A technique she uses that
helps her students sift large global questions from smaller clarification questions
is the thick and thin question approach.Thick questions in Margaret's class are
those that address large, universal concepts and often begin with Why? How
come? I wonder?