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Silk 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. Using a question-and-answer approach and a variety of interactive prompts--such as words to know and important facts--students will learn the various properties that make silk a unique member of the textile family.

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The idea that silk can come from worms is an exciting one for your readers. This book from the 'Investigate Materials

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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

Hardback
24 pages

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Nomad Press

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781936313952


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