I had such a wonderful time at the Philadelphia Flower Show last week! Many thanks to Subaru for inviting me to participate in events going on at their booth.
Free, Print-Ready Science/Reading/Writing Lesson Plans from the Georgia DOE
Last summer, the Georgia Department of Education put together a team to write a series of literacy learning cycles in the style of my Once Upon a Science Book series. These fantastic resources include a science activity, a science article with a related reading skill, a specific writing skill, and a writing assignment. They truly … Continue reading Free, Print-Ready Science/Reading/Writing Lesson Plans from the Georgia DOE
Wonderful, Wiggly Worm Books for Kids!
Every classroom needs a collection of worm (earthworm) books! Here's a set to please even the wiggliest young scientist.
I am so very pleased to learn that This is a Book to Read with a Worm has been selected as the AAAS/Subaru Hands-On Science Winner! What a treat to find my name on the same list as Ainissa Ramirez, Peter Wohlleben, and Elizabeth Rusch! https://www.aaas.org/news/aaas-and-subaru-announce-2021-awards-honoring-outstanding-science-books-young-readers
Amazing Distance Learning Adaptations from Molly Niese
Molly Niese, who has field tested my last two books, has created some amazing adaptations of readings from Once Upon an Earth Science Book. Each one is contained in a Google Slide show that students copy and complete. They open with a video showing how to use the slide show, and then have slides like … Continue reading Amazing Distance Learning Adaptations from Molly Niese
Upcoming Online Events
Details: June 20 with Belmont Books June 27 with Greenlight Books July 1 with Second Star to the Right
Live Worms on Facebook Live
My worms and I will be joining our fantastic independent children's bookstore, The Little Shop of Stories, this Saturday (June 13) at on Facebook Live. You can come, too--worms optional! https://www.facebook.com/events/1138961386466611/
Worm Activities Online!
My newest book, This is a Book to Read with a Worm, is a picture book that invites the reader to follow along with two children as they learn about an earthworm. I made a video of a few of the activities--watch them with your favorite earthworm today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrUTqpA8lIY&feature=emb_logo While you're at it, check out … Continue reading Worm Activities Online!
Book Trailer: This is A Book to Read with a Worm
I've spent the last few days staying up late, saying unkind things to my computer and video software, and finally generating this book trailer for This is a Book to Read with a Worm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGwcNggmPcE This is the perfect science-at-home quarantine book--you can do almost everything in the book with just a worm and a … Continue reading Book Trailer: This is A Book to Read with a Worm
Stuck-At-Home Engineering Challenges
Stuck-at-home? Try these engineering challenges! #RecycledScience #FreeActivities