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Arthur Dorros   [Teacher Resource File]
A Tree is Growing A TREE IS GROWING

Our Noble Trees and the basics of tree physiology:

The leaves, roots, bark, flowers, and their fruit;
Photosynthesis, the movement of xylem and phloem, and ring system.

Interesting facts, exotic species and beautifully textured illustrations make this book a lasting resource for children.

Ages: 4-8

ORDER: HARDCOVER

Learn a litte more:

phlo·em
Pronunciation: 'flO-"em: a complex tissue in the vascular system of higher plants that consists mainly of sieve tubes and elongated parenchyma cells usually with fibers and that functions in translocation and in support and storage.

xy·lem
Pronunciation: 'zI-l&m, -"lem: a complex tissue in the vascular system of higher plants that consists of vessels, tracheids, or both usually together with wood fibers and parenchyma cells, functions chiefly in conduction of water and dissolved minerals but also in
support and food storage, and typically constitutes the woody element (as of a plant stem)

Rain Forest Secrets RAIN FOREST SECRETS

Introduces young readers to the importance of both temperate and tropical rain forests to our environment.

Ages: 4 - 8

ORDER: PAPERBACK (1999)
ORDER: LIBRARY BINDING

Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science Books - Stage 2 - Ages 5-9
Feel the Wind

ORDER@AMAZON

  • Wind and weather
  • The uses and causes of wind
  • Includes directions for making a weather vane.
Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean

ORDER@AMAZON

  • How water shapes the earth and
  • Why
  • Importance of keeping water clean
Ant Cities

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  • Where do ants live?
  • Diagrams of any colonies
  • Types of ants
  • What do they do?
  • What do they eat?
  • How do they live?
  • Who's the boss?
  • Make an ant farm