About the Authors
About the Picture-Perfect Science Program
Lessons by Grade
1 Why Read Picture Books in Science Class?
2 Reading Aloud
3 Teaching Science Through Inquiry
4 BSCS 5E Instructional Model
5 Connecting to the Standards: A Framework for K–12 Science Education and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts
6 Freezing and Melting
Wemberly’s Ice-Cream Star and Why Did My Ice Pop Melt?
7 Float Your Boat
Toy Boat and Captain Kidd’s Crew Experiments With Sinking and Floating
8 The Wind Blew
The Wind Blew and I Face the Wind
9 Harnessing the Wind
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind and Wind Energy: Blown Away!
10 Sounds All Around
What’s That Sound? and Sounds All Around
11 Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow?
Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow? and What’s Alive?
12 Seeds on the Move
Who Will Plant a Tree? and Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move
13 Unbeatable Beaks
Unbeatable Beaks and Beaks!
14 Ducks Don’t Get Wet
Just Ducks! and Ducks Don’t Get Wet
15 Amazing Caterpillars
Houdini the Amazing Caterpillar, From Caterpillar to Butterfly, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar
16 Fossils Tell of Long Ago
Fossil and Fossils Tell of Long Ago
17 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
The Three R’s: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle and Michael Recycle
18 What Will the Weather Be?
Come on, Rain! and What Will the Weather Be?
19 Sunsets and Shadows
Twilight Comes Twice and Next Time You See a Sunset
20 Problem Solvers
Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin and Build It: Invent New Structures and Contraptions