What’s the biggest mathematical mystery in nature? Fibonacci numbers! The pattern creeps up in the most unexpected places. It’s clear that math holds secrets to nature and that nature holds secret numbers.
Categories: General Agriculture, Science and Math | Type: Book | Age: K - 5th
Perennial nonfiction favorite Gail Gibbons turns her spotlight on corn. Popcorn, corn on the cob, corn dogs, cornflakes–corn is used in many children’s favorite foods. This book offers a cornucopia of information about the history of corn as well as details concerning planting, cultivation, harvesting, and its many uses.
Categories: Foods & Nutrition | Type: Book | Age: K - 2nd
Today is market day. We hear the bell ringing. Everyone is gathering. The whole town is here ready to celebrate the joy of food. As a young boy and his mother shop for apples and cheese, smoked salmon, and green kale, the author shows how each item is grown or made and introduces the farmers and artisans who work so hard to fill tables and tummies.
Categories: Foods & Nutrition | Type: Book | Age: K - 4th
Explore soils and how we can take care of them within the pages of this book . Great to pair with gardening books and a soils unit, also with AITC’s hands-on soils lessons. Index and glossary included in book.
Categories: Gardening, Soils | Type: Book | Age: K - 5th
This book follows the growth of a tree from the time it sprouts to the time it is mature and capable of producing new seeds. A tree is a living thing. It is a large green plant. Like all plants, trees make their own food from light, air, and water. Trees come in many shapes, colors, and sizes, but they have the same basic parts. A tree begins its life as a seed and over many years becomes tall and mature tree.
Categories: Conservation & Natural Resources, Forestry, Lifecycles | Type: Book | Age: K - 5th