Amazing Arctic and Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet
  

Synopsis

Amazing Arctic and Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet

The faraway lands of the North and South Poles are examined in this revealing guide, enabling children to explore the coldest places on Earth from the warmth of their homes. From polar exploration and penguins to Inuit cultures and the tundra, simple yet thorough explanations are provided for a range of Arctic and Antarctic topics while copious vocabulary notes and fun factoids enrich the material. More than two dozen interactive projects and experiments--ranging from making an Inuit boat, polar bear paw prints, a model of a dog igloo, midnight rations, and snowshoes--provide children a chance to see polar principles in action, without major adult involvement or fancy materials.

Reviews

This truly fascinating book makes connections to history, math, and science while focusing mainly on the art and culture of ancient Egypt. -- School Arts Magazine, on Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself It's much more than a project book ... The 12 chapters are clearly written and introduce the polar regions in a comprehensive way. -- School Library Journal Clearly illustrated projects appear with well-written lessons ... A great glossary, and good vocabulary sidebars. Bonus: Printed on recycled content paper, with a note on the Green Press Initiative at front, this book's publisher walks the talk! --CeciBooks Editorial and Publishing Consultancy Introduces readers to the animals and environments of the North and South poles, and then offers activities--from making a polar bear coin collector to sun goggles--to provide fun, hands-on learning. -- Cobblestone Magazine

About the Author

Carmella Van Vleet is a former teacher and the author of Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself, How to Avoid School Snafus, Writing Club, and Writing Club II. She lives in Lewis Center, Ohio.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Carmella Van Vleet
More books by Carmella Van Vleet

Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

1st August 2008

ISBN

9781934670088


At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools