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This series is an introduction to the key science subjects, explaining the main scientific principles and showing how they work. Plant Life details the variety of plants in the world and how they grow and fertilize.’
This book must be returned
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Have you ever wondered how some of nature’s smallest creatures spend their days? Here’s your chance to take a scientifically accurate peek at the world from their point of view. The striking illustrations and lively story-line in this book follow a pill bug as it hunts for food, faces its enemies, and interacts with humans. This book pairs well with lessons on forest ecology, compost, and soil health.
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Grades K-2: Students will explore the life cycle of a Douglas-fir Christmas tree through this fun craft! Students will identify the various stages of growth through a series of lifecycle stickers. This kit includes the following materials: wood tree cutout, jewelry sized box, life cycle card, stickers, paint and glue. This kit includes materials for 25 students. This kit does not need to be returned.
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Grades 3-5: Students will explore the life cycle of a Douglas-fir Christmas tree through this fun craft learning the various stages of growth. Students will engage in a grade-appropriate reading activity about Christmas tree varieties and sketch a tree’s life cycle. This kit includes the following materials: wood tree cutout, jewelry sized box, life cycle card, Christmas Tree Booklet, paint and glue. This kit does not need to be returned.
Total Available: 4 (of 8)
Raise fish and grow salad greens in your classroom! This kit guides students through an investigation of what plants and animals need in order to survive, nutrient cycling, and how organisms interact in an ecosystem. This kit includes clear tubs, an overflow drain kit, submersible fountain pump, flexible tubing, clay pellets, a glow light, a timer, a water test kit, ammonium chloride, a thermometer, seeds, fish food, a fish net, an aquarium cave, and a construction and maintenance guide. Fish and water must be provided by the educator. Explore the companion lesson here.
This item is loaned out on a yearly basis, and must be returned in June at the end of the academic year. This item is too large to be mailed and must be picked up from the Washington County office in Hillsboro.
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This book describes different types of eggs and which animals hatch from them, including chickens, butterflies, frogs, alligators, and fish. This book needs to be returned.
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All of the basics about bees can be found in this book. Students will learn about anatomy, beekeeping, what bees make for us, and so much more. Easy to read, with lots of pictures, this book will have students buzzing about bees! This book will need to be returned.
Total Available: 4 (of 6)
Learn interesting facts about bees — including the different jobs they do, how they make honey, and how they help flowers grow. This book will need to be returned.
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Ruth Heller’s prose and pictures are the perfect means for discovering the variety of oviparous animals and their unique ways of laying eggs. This book needs to be returned.