Students will be able to understand magnets and their affect on other objects when they read this book. Teachers can create stations for students obseStudents will be able to understand magnets and their affect on other objects when they read this book. Teachers can create stations for students observe the effects of magnets on different objects. Students will make predictions on objects at each station to determine if they will attract or repel. This would be appropriate for students in third grade. ...more

This book provides students with many examples of how to go green at school and at home. Teachers could use it as a top shelf book for students to useThis book provides students with many examples of how to go green at school and at home. Teachers could use it as a top shelf book for students to use as research while learning about the effects of pollution and humans on the environment. Students could use the book to help the classroom go green. This would be appropriate for students in third grade. ...more

Teachers could use this book to get students to identify ways to protect the environment. Students could use this book as a reference for creating a sTeachers could use this book to get students to identify ways to protect the environment. Students could use this book as a reference for creating a slogan to get their class or school to go green. This would be appropriate for students in third grade. ...more

Teachers could use this book to introduce fossils to third grade students. Ask students how we know about dinosaurs today. Pose more questions to guidTeachers could use this book to introduce fossils to third grade students. Ask students how we know about dinosaurs today. Pose more questions to guide them toward the topic of fossils. Get students to think about other things that can be found as fossils. Take students on a field trip around the school to pick up items they think can be fossilized. Let the students create a man made fossil using clay, Vaseline, and glue. ...more

Students will enjoy the illustrations of various types of bugs. Each page displays bugs in a different setting. This book could be used to determine wStudents will enjoy the illustrations of various types of bugs. Each page displays bugs in a different setting. This book could be used to determine what types of bugs are located in different habitats of Georgia. The class could be split into groups to go on a bug scavenger hunt over a period of a few weeks. Students can bring their findings in Ziploc bags and a map showing where they gathered the bugs from. This would be a great activity for students in third grade. ...more

This book could be used to show students the importance of recycling. Teachers could do an activity using products to determine what items originate fThis book could be used to show students the importance of recycling. Teachers could do an activity using products to determine what items originate from trees. This activity would be appropriate for third grade. To integrate this lesson with language arts, students could get into groups and make bullet point lists of items they believe come from trees. Then, a class discussion could eliminate misconceptions and generate new connections. ...more