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by Dinah Zike and Susan Simpson

This is a totally new concept in science curriculum. The price for each book is $24.00. We are not allowed to discount this title. See more description below.

Here are the titles available so far:

Discovering Earth's Landforms and Surface Features, BTH-1717, $24.00

Discovering the Human Body and Senses, BTH-1716. $24.00

Discovering the Ocean, BTH-3728. $24.00


World of Insects and Arachnids, BTH-1714, $24.00

World of Light and Sound, BTH-1721, $24.00

World of Plants, BTH-1715, $24.00

World of Space, BTH-1719, $24.00

World of Tools and Technology. BTH-1720, $24.00

Great Science Adventures is an incredible value. Each book contains 24 lessons and all you need to teach them, with 2-3 lessons completed each week. The unique format contains activities and basic content appropriate for grades K through 8. It is perfect for multilevel teaching or if you want to challenge your advanced students individually. You will not find this amount of value in a single science book anywhere else.

In each lesson, students make a Lots of Science Library Book using the masters provided inside.  For lab activities an exclusive Investigative Loop process is taught. There are complete and clear directions, a materials, list, questions to ask, and data for students to record. 3-D Graphic Organizers help simplify complicated material by breaking it down into visual parts. (Instructions are given for making these.) The Teacher Pages include vocabulary words, concept maps, assessments, assignments for all grade levels, and enrichment activities.

To see the books in this series, cover art, author information, sample, lessons, and table of contents, I'm going to send you to a site at Common Sense Press where you can find all the information you need to decide if this is for you. No sense in my duplicating their work here. You might want to bookmark this page now, for easy return if you look at a lot of pages. Or you can just keep clicking  the back button to return to our site. You can pop up an email now to inquire about availability of titles you want to order, and I'll send you order and availability information. Then you don't need to worry so much about the back button if you get lost. Just cut and paste the titles you want into the email .

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