Jump Into Science : Dirt
by Steve Tomecek and Nancy Woodman


Overview - What is soil? Who lives in dirt? How does earth help things grow? The answers are within this fun- and fact-filled picture book. Just follow the gardening, star-nosed mole in the colorful outfits . . . and dig in

This beautifully illustrated book introduces young readers to the basics of soil science with a creative presentation of the subject matter and an easy-to-follow do-it-yourself experiment.  Read more...


 
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Overview
What is soil? Who lives in dirt? How does earth help things grow? The answers are within this fun- and fact-filled picture book. Just follow the gardening, star-nosed mole in the colorful outfits . . . and dig in

This beautifully illustrated book introduces young readers to the basics of soil science with a creative presentation of the subject matter and an easy-to-follow do-it-yourself experiment. The text also includes Common Core-aligned activities for further classroom learning.

"Sprightly illustrations featuring a mole sporting a cheerful wardrobe of play clothes brighten a straightforward text about the formation and importance of soil . . . A quick, pleasant introduction to earth science."--School Library Journal

The Jump into Science series presents introductory science topics in an engaging picture book format with a character guide who helps readers understand the more challenging information. Other titles in the series include installments on sand, the sun, and stars.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781426323621
  • ISBN-10: 142632362X
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.6 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: Jump Into Science (Paperback)

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - General
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