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Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

Where do ideas come from?  Where do we get some of our favourite machines and toys? In Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton, we learn about one brilliant man who defied all odds and gave the world one of the most loved toys for hot summer days.   46 more words

Grade 3-5 Books

Notable Notebooks: Scientists and Their Writings

How do scientists come up with ideas?  Why should we keep science notebooks and journals?  Notable Notebooks: Scientists and Their Writings is a beautifully written text on the importance of notebooks for scientific discovery.   26 more words

Grade 3-5 Books

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

I hear far too often from female students that they just hate math and science and they are just too boring.  They lament that the only scientists they have ever heard about are men.   107 more words

Grade 3-5 Books

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

I have one 5th grade student who adores science and research.  She loves to draw and come up with new ideas and learn about how things work.   139 more words

Grade 3-5 Books

Mad Margret Experiments With the Scientific Method

What is the Scientific Method?  Why do we use the Scientific Method?  Mad Margret answers these questions and more!  This is a great mentor text to use when teaching about the Scientific Method and how we can use it ourselves.   31 more words

Grade 3-5 Books

Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building

Why is building important?  Why should we let students build and dream, especially in the lower grades?  This book shows students and teachers alike the power of building.   59 more words

K-2 Books

Ada Twist, Scientist

I LOVE all of Andrea Beaty’s books, but Ada Twist, Scientist is probably my favourite!  The wonderful rhymes and gorgeous pictures add perfectly to the main theme of this story:  asking questions and discovering new things is so important!   49 more words

K-2 Books