The Magic School Bus hits the “big screen” as Keesha directs a movie about social animals for the school science fair, and ends up inside an anthill to observe her subjects firsthand! Ms. Frizzle and friends team up to locate a “star”, and in the process learn about the cooperative nature of animal social groups. Full color.
This is another one of the famous Magic School Bus series. This book is packed with information about butterflies for students to learn from. It also incorporates vocabulary words that have to deal with a caterpillars transformation into a butterfly. Having sidebar thoughts in the text also allows students to decide what they want to read outside of the main paragraphs.
Ms. Frizzle’s class is learning about spiders. They take a trip to meet a spider expert, but she’s missing. Then the bus turns into a moth and the class gets a very close look at some spiders and their webs.
From spring’s first thaw to autumn’s chill, the world of the pond is a dramatic place. Though seemingly quiet, ponds are teeming with life and full of surprises. Their denizens—from peepers to painted turtles, duckweed to diving beetles—lead secret and fascinating lives. A unique blend of whimsy, science, poetry, and hand-colored woodcuts, this Caldecott Honor-winning collection invites us to take a closer look at our hidden ponds and wetlands. Here is a celebration of their beauty and their mystery.
Get carried away with the Friz and her class as they take a whirlwind journey into the world of butterflies!
Hi, I’m Phoebe, one of the kids in Ms. Frizzle’s class. When we started our unit on butterflies, I figured I would get to see a live butterfly – but I never thought I would get to be one. But when Ms. Frizzle took us on our butterfly field trip, she accidentally turned us all into butterflies! But being a butterfly wasn’t all fun and games. We had to battle all kinds of things: wind, birds, even people! We knew we had to win this Butterfly Battle — before things got carried away!
When Wanda brings her new ladybugs to school, she just wants Ms. Frizzle to give her some hints on caring for her insect pets. Instead, the whole class gets field trip. They find out pretty quickly that lots of insects eat other insects for lunch. And, there is a little issue of spiders, too. Yikes! It might be disgusting, but Wanda has to admit that the world of insect invaders is amazing.
Bugs have invaded Capella! Capella is under attack. Giant killer locusts have descended on the planet and are destroying everything in their path. The castle has been surrounded and the Space Rangers have been called in to help.Dai Bando has a dream about a Princess who is trapped on a mountain by these terrible beasts. When the mountain in the middle of Capella matches the one in his dream, the crew decides to take the dream seriously, and Dai and Jerusha are sent out to find the missing ruler.Can Dai and Jerusha climb Mt. Wildersarn to save Princess Sanara before it’s too late? Will the Daystar be forced to leave Capella, abandoning the two Rangers to face the locusts on their own? Join the crew of the Daystar as they discover that God has given each of His children different gifts and abilities. We were never meant to do the same things, and if we will obey Him, He will use our individual talents to accomplish His will.
Streetwise Teddy usually stays outo f sight of the bully nicknamed Arnie-zilla. However, when his little brother, Bobby, insults Arnie, Teddy must come to the rescue — and become the target of Arnie’s wrath instead. Soon Teddy realizes, however, that only Bobby, his pet cockroach, Hercules, and the creepy Bug Lady can keep Arnie-zilla at arm’s length. Filled with humor and warmth, this creepy-crawly tale is a tribute to resourcefulness and the unique relationship that only brothers share.
A great book for little naturalists and thinkers. The question and answer format accompanied by inconsistent rhyming patterns and encouragement to observe nature all work well together in making an engaging book.