Everyday Life Science Mysteries

Everyday Life Science Mysteries

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How do tiny bugs get into oatmeal? What makes children look like, or different from, their parents? Where do rotten apples go after they fall off the tree? By presenting everyday mysteries like these, this book will motivate your students to carry out hands-on science investigations, and actually care about the results. These 20 open-ended mysteries focus exclusively on biological science, including botany, human physiology, zoology, and health. These stories come with lists of science concepts to explore, grade-appropriate strategies for using them, and explanations of how the lessons alighn with US national standards. They also relieve you of the tiring work of designing inquiry lessons from scratch.The algae in lichens provide sugars for the fungi, while the fungi provide protection from ultraviolet (UV) light for the algae and ... This layer often contains structures that help the lichen attach to its host. ... You Diagram of the Lichen Structure *.

Title:Everyday Life Science Mysteries
Author:Richard Konicek-Moran
Publisher:NSTA Press - 2013


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