Bang!: How We Came to Be

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Prometheus #ad - This book is an eloquent blend of art and science that tells the most important story so far known. Author and illustrator michael rubino conveys not only the facts but also the excitement of the scientific explanation of our world, from the origin of the universe in the big bang to the present reality of our planet, teeming with life but threatened by overpopulation and pollution.

Parents looking for an easy-to-understand guide to the scientific worldview for their children will find the perfect source here. Bang! and that was it, the beginning of everything. So begins this beautifully illustrated, panoramic story of evolution. The formation of stars and galaxies; the origin of our solar system and planet Earth; the epochal march of life from single-celled organisms through sponges, dinosaurs, birds, worms, insects, fish, and early mammals; and the evolution of the first humans from their simian cousins-it's all here.

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Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities For Kids series

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Chicago Review Press #ad - Activities include going on a botanical treasure hunt, keeping field notes as a backyard naturalist, and tying knots for ship sails like those on the HMS Beagle. Darwin and evolution for kids traces the transformation of a privileged and somewhat scatterbrained youth into the great thinker who proposed the revolutionary theory of evolution.

By encouraging children, and teachers to define the differences between theories and beliefs, facts and opinions, parents, Darwin and Evolution for Kids does not shy away from a theory that continues to spark heated public debate more than a century after it was first proposed. Children also learn how fossils are created, trace genetic traits through their family trees, and discover if acquired traits are passed along to future generations.

Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities For Kids series #ad - Through 21 hands-on activities, young scientists learn about Darwin’s life and work and assess current evidence of evolution.

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One Day a Dot: The Story of You, The Universe, and Everything

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First Second #ad - But the biggest question of all cannot be answered: Where did that one dot come from?One Day a Dot is a beautiful and vibrant picture book that uses the visual motif of circles as to guide young readers through the stages of life on Earth. One day a dot explores the age-old question: where did we come from? Where did everything come from?Starting with one tiny dot and continuing through the Big Bang to the rise of human societies, the story of our universe is told in simple and vivid terms.

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Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of Evolution

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Feiwel & Friends #ad - Where did we come from? it's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain—especially to young children. Meet Grandmother Fish. Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected.

The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including:- An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life- Helpful science notes for parents- How to explain natural selection to a child. Charles darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers.

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Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Minds

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Ecco #ad - Miles above your average general knowledge and trivia collections, this charming compendium is a book fans of the E. H. Author gemma elwin harris has lovingly compiled weighty questions from precocious grade school children—queries that have long dumbfounded even intelligent adults—and she’s gathered together a notable crew of scientists, philosophers, specialists, and writers to answer them.

Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Minds #ad - Authors mary roach and phillip pullman, “do animals have feelings?”, columnists, and linguist noam chomsky are among the top experts responding to the Big Questions from Little People, “Who is God?” with well-known comedians, adventurist Bear Gryllis, chef Gordon Ramsay, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, “Why can’t I tickle myself?”, and raconteurs offering hilarious alternative answers.

. In the spirit of schott’s miscellany, and the dangerous book for Boys comes Can a Bee Sting a Bee?—a smart, illuminating, The Magic of Reality, essential, and utterly delightful handbook for perplexed parents and their curious children. Gombrich classic, A Little History of the World, will adore.

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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - Calpurnia virginia tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones. With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier to see against the yellow grass, an avid naturalist, so they are eaten before they can get any larger.

. Debut author jacqueline kelly deftly brings Callie and her family to life, capturing a year of growing up with unique sensitivity and a wry wit. The evolution of calpurnia tate is a 2010 newbery Honor Book and the winner of the 2010 Bank Street - Josette Frank Award. As callie explores the natural world around her, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates the dangers of living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century.

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate #ad - This title has Common Core connections.

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Who Was Charles Darwin? Who Was?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Who Was Charles Darwin? Who Was? #ad - About 100 illustrations and a clear, exciting text will make Darwin and his theory of evolution an exciting discovery for every young reader. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard The Beagle. As a young boy, charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded forconducting “useless” experiments.

Darwin collected new creatures from the coasts of Africa, and the Galapagos Islands, South America, and expanded his groundbreaking ideas that would change people's understanding of the natural world.

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The Belief Book

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Atheist Republic #ad - What is belief and why is it soimportant? Where did it come from andwhat does it do? This book answers allof those questions and more!David G. This book is the first in aseries of books all about belief, gods, and religion. It will also teachyou about something called the scientific method, and all questions for thatmatter, but more importantlyyou will see why your questions, whichis how we learn new things about the world!By the time you're done reading you will know the answersto some of life's biggest questions, are so important.

. No matter how old or how young you are, this easy-to-read book can help you learn more aboutreligions and gods and beliefs in general. Mcafee, an author who studies religions, teamedup with writer and illustrator Chuck Harrison to createThe Belief Book.

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Born With a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story

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Dawn Publications #ad - The final book is mammals Who Morph: The Universe Tells Our Evolution Story. Suddenly, we have the feeling that we BELONG. As cosmologist and author Dr. It succeeds at telling the amazing story of the universe and the creation of Earth with scientific accuracy but without diminishing the mystery and wonder.

Born With a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story #ad - The three books together tell OUR STORY. The second book is from Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth Story. Brian swimme said: In the magic of this story. Lots of people have gotten very excited about this book and its sequels.

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Annabelle & Aiden: The Story Of Life

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Imaginarium Press, LLC #ad - Join our characters as they visit outer space, watch the Earth go through its earliest stages, and gaze in wonder at the earliest forms of life. Young readers will gain a basic understanding of evolution, and perhaps more importantly, what we can learn from it: to be kind to one another, as we are all related in the same family tree.

Annabelle & Aiden: The Story Of Life #ad - In this inspirational storybook written in rhyme, in neat sets of two? what made my eyes? And what made my nose? And the shape of my body, Annabelle asks "Why do we look, the way that we do? With hands and feet, from my head to my toes?" A wise owl answers by taking the characters on an incredible journey through Darwinian evolution.

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Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities For Kids series

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Chicago Review Press #ad - Kids will delight in fashioning a stone-age tool, “reading” objects excavated in their own backyards, playing a seriation game with old photographs of cars, and using patent numbers to date modern artifacts as they gain an overview of human history and the science that brings it back to life. This activity book features 25 projects such as making a surface survey of a site, Tutankhamun’s tomb, building a screen for sifting dirt and debris at a dig, and Tenochtitlan, teaches kids the techniques that unearthed Neanderthal caves, and counting tree rings to date a find, the city of Pompeii, tracking soil age by color, capital of the Aztec empire.

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