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Synopsis

Wool by

Modern, bright photography and age-appropriate text engage young learners in an exploration of everyday materials in this new series. Using simple, colorful, familiar objects to demonstrate the characteristics of such textiles as silk, cotton, wool, and nylon, each installment encourages readers to ask and answer questions and to plan and conduct simple investigations. Based on National Science Education Standards, this series is an ideal supplement for preschool and kindergarten teachers and offers parents a unique opportunity to prepare youngsters for formal education. Including photographic examples, interesting facts, and important words related to wool, this interactive exploration uses a question-and-answer approach that allows youngsters to make discoveries about this rough fabric and its similarities and differences with other materials.

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Goats, sheep, rabbits, and camels are animals kids know about. In this book from the 'Investigating Materials

--www.clcd.com Part of a series of picture books that investigate materials (the other titles are Cotton , Nylon and Silk ), this book is appropriate for children in kindergarten through the second grade. The creative parent or teacher can use this book as a way of launching a discussion of fabric, clothing, or how animals provide for us in many different ways. --www.BookLoons.com (November 2011)

About the Author

Nomad Press is an educational publisher that is dedicated to sparking the interest of young readers in the fascinating world around them. With fun, hands-on projects that help kids explore the history and science behind a wide range of topics, Nomad Press's books bring the world to life in a unique way and promote independent and interactive learning.

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Format

Paperback
24 pages

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Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781936313907


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