The Kids' Natural History Book
Making Dinos, Fossils, Mommoths & More!Book - 2000
For ages 9 to 12 years. Here children create a virtual Kids Can! Natural History Museum complete with reconstruction's that they make, hands-on discovery corners for experimentation, and curator's notes. Create nature's creatures with an amazing Brachiosaurus skeleton reconstruction, a crab with working pincers, a delicate dragonfly, a whole family of arthropods, a swooping pterosaur, and a saber-toothed tiger. Play Fossil-ologist, Pin the 'Scale' on the Reptile, Mammal...Or Not? And Bat Tag; be a penguin emperor dad guarding the egg; do the snake slither; make brain coral; and draw caricatures. Give scientific concepts real-life meaning with geologic time rap, a dinosaur clothesline time line, a huge animal kingdom button sort, and an after-dinner family chicken-bone reconstruction. Investigate the dino-bird connection (and how to use the Internet for late-breaking news); the hundred-year Brontosaurus mistake; how sharks float; why ostriches don't fly; and the horning instinct of green sea turtles. Yes, here kids learn that nature's history is a very happening thing.
Publisher: Charlotte, VT.: Williamson, c2000
Branch Call Number: J 745.5 PRE 2000
Characteristics: 132 p.: ill