Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown-ups
Beautifully illustrated, this appealing book will inform and delight even the youngest learner in your family. Beginning with a gentle introduction to trees, covering tree sustenance, leaf types, flowers/fruits, cones, and the unique traits of bark and the trunk, a variety of trees in North America are showcased, from rural Georgia to the streets of New York City to the California suburbs. Each two-page spread includes a beautiful watercolor illustration of the featured tree as well as life-sized depictions of its leaf, flower, and seed. These pictures beautifully compliment the detailed, understandable text. Also included are additional reading suggestions for adults and children and recommended websites which add to the scope of this helpful book. HC. 96 pgs. Deanne
This introduction to botany through the study of the nature and attributes of trees has six goals for students. 1) - to learn the basic aspects of botany including plant systems/organs and their functions. 2) - to be able to classify the different types of plants and their external characteristics. 3) - to identify the internal parts of plant organs. 4) - to explain the basic process of photosynthesis and respiration including the chemical equations of each. 5) - to learn the processes of pollination, fertilization and seed dispersal. 6) - to classify trees according to their characteristics and be able to identify them in a guide. The reader and student guide are required, and the teacher guide is strongly recommended. Black & white illustrations appear throughout, and multiple sketching pages are included. ~Deanne
User-friendly, well-organized and academically sound, these science guides from Memoria Press are sure to please the science-loving child in your home. Courses consist of a teacher guide, a student guide and in some cases, a separate text. Optional resources are suggested for some courses.
Items listed in this section tend to be complete science programs with a teacher and student component, requiring few supplements besides science supplies.