My First Book About Genetics
Meet George Mendel and learn the basics of genetics, the role of DNA and RNA, genes and proteins, how genes protect us from harmful bacteria and viruses, and much more. Helpful black and white illustrations and well-explained, informative text come together to make a complex topic understandable and enjoyable. Includes 46 pages of illustrations.
Learning is fun with this entertaining and informative book about genetics. Forty-six illustrations are accompanied by easy-to-read captions explaining that genes are "chemical instructions" necessary for living things to stay alive and reproduce.
Perfect for kids ages 8 and up, this book describes what genes control and how they are passed along from one generation to the next, genes and DNA, genes and proteins, genes that turn on and those that turn off, genes that protect us from harmful bacteria and viruses, and genes that scientists transfer from one kind of living thing to another.
Offering realistic illustrations and easy-to-understand language, this series from Dover Books provides elementary and middle school students an excellent introduction to numerous science topics. The captions also provide foundational explanations to provide learners a basic working knowledge of the topic and a larger text for ease of reading. Using colored pencils, crayons or markers, children can color each illustration to reinforce what they have learned. Provides an excellent supplement to any science curriculum or unit/nature study to reinforce learning. Not reproducible. See individual titles for more information. ~Deanne
These high-quality, informative coloring books are just right for accompanying a unit study. Subjects are nicely detailed. Generally, illustrations on the inside covers depict the natural colors if you want to produce a realistic finished product. Very brief captions are nonetheless instructive. After coloring through a book, we're certain you'll be able to more easily identify specimens when you see them. Some books, like Rocks and Minerals, have several pages of worthwhile information in the front, including a discussion of different types of rocks and minerals, how to start collecting rocks, classifying rocks, and specific tests for identifying them. The My Horse coloring book has an introductory four pages on horse anatomy and features, then contains generous captions that form a mini-course in identifying, classifying, riding, and caring for horses. Our favorite medium is colored pencil. Since we offer a selection of quality colored pencils, we thought we'd lay in a generous supply of our favorite educational coloring books as well!
Boost™ editions, subtitled "seriously fun learning," are aligned to the Common Core with specific standards noted at the bottom of each page. A free teacher's manual can be downloaded from the Dover website.