Search results for: a-childs-introduction-to-the-night-sky

A Child s Introduction to the Night Sky

Author : Michael Driscoll
File Size : 63.35 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 527
Read : 552
Download »

A Child s Introduction to Egyptology

Author : Heather Alexander
File Size : 35.98 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 722
Read : 203
Download »
Get ready to go back in time and discover one of history's most fascinating civilizations—Ancient Egypt! This illustrated introduction to Egyptology is packed with stories of pyramids, mummies, pharaohs, gods, and more. ​ In A Child's Introduction to Egyptology, kids will travel back in time and discover one of history's most fascinating civilizations: Ancient Egypt. Author Heather Alexander leads young readers from the very beginning of the kingdom 4,500 years ago through the reign of Cleopatra in 31 BC. Included throughout are beautifully illustrated profiles of gods and goddesses like Ra, the god of the sun, and Isis, the goddesses of magic, as well as information about scribes, priests, and other notable Egyptians. Kids will learn about the great pharaohs like Ramses II and Nefertiti, how the magnificent Great Pyramid in Giza was built, an in-depth explanation of how Tutankhamun's tomb was found, and even how mummies were made. This fact-filled book with original illustrations, a removable hieroglyphics poster, and activities like How to Mummify an Apple and Create Your Own Papyrus is perfect for every young, budding Egyptologist.

A Child s Introduction to the Nutcracker

Author : Heather Alexander
File Size : 71.57 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 470
Read : 1125
Download »
Ballet enthusiasts of all ages will delight in the magical story of The Nutcracker and the magnificent ballet it inspired in this enchanted book packed with colorful illustrations, fun facts, history, music, and the love of dance. Whether The Nutcracker is your first ballet experience or you’re already a master dancer, everything you love and want to know about this special, sugar-spun, snow-dusted ballet can be found in these delightful pages. Follow The Nutcracker as it makes its way from page to stage to become the world’s most popular holiday ballet. Learn all about the dazzling steps, spins, and jumps choreographed by Petipa, Ivanov, and Balanchine, and meet the famed composer Tchaikovsky. Special sections highlight some of the most famous dancers and companies that have brought the performance and the magic of this ballet to life. Packed with charming illustrations showcasing the beautiful costumes and lavish sets, plus removable poster for you to color, A Child’s Introduction to the Nutcracker lets you to enjoy this magical ballet all year round!

Star Stories

Author : Anthony Aveni
File Size : 40.35 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 257
Read : 611
Download »
Follow an epic animal race, a quest for a disembodied hand, and an emu egg hunt in constellation stories from diverse cultures We can see love, betrayal, and friendship in the heavens, if we know where to look. A world expert on cultural understandings of cosmology, Anthony Aveni provides an unconventional atlas of the night sky, introducing readers to tales beloved for generations. The constellations included are not only your typical Greek and Roman myths, but star patterns conceived by a host of cultures, non-Western and indigenous, ancient and contemporary. The sky has long served as a template for telling stories about the meaning of life. People have looked for likenesses between the domains of heaven and earth to help marry the unfamiliar above to the quotidian below. Perfect reading for all sky watchers and storytellers, this book is an essential complement to Western mythologies, showing how the confluence of the natural world and culture of heavenly observers can produce a variety of tales about the shapes in the sky.

The Best of Rocky Mountain National Park

Author : Alan Leftridge
File Size : 76.26 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 900
Read : 798
Download »
Make the most of your trip to Rocky! This handy guide covers everything you need to know. Find the best hikes, best picnic spots, best places to watch wildlife, best wildflowers, best waterfalls, best activities for kids, and more. Compiled by a former park ranger, with beautiful color photographs, locator maps, and clear, concise directions.

Stars

Author : Gregory L. Vogt
File Size : 80.85 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 555
Read : 1111
Download »
Presents an introduction to the stars, describing their different types, how they are formed and become extinct, and how they have been studied throughout history.

The Stars

Author : Gail Mack
File Size : 41.25 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 349
Read : 692
Download »
"Describes the stars, including their history, their composition, and their roles in the solar system"--Provided by publisher.

Stars and Meteors Introduction to the Night Sky Science Technology Teaching Edition

Author : Baby Professor
File Size : 40.89 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 328
Read : 961
Download »
The night sky is so beautiful, with its constellations and the occasional meteors passing too. Wouldn’t it be great if your child sees these heavenly bodies for more than they are? Train your child to see the knowledge in beauty. This is a powerful book that your child will definitely love. It contains information broken down into pieces to facilitate easier understanding. Buy a copy today!

Last Child in the Woods

Author : Richard Louv
File Size : 60.4 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 853
Read : 435
Download »
The Book That Launched an International Movement “An absolute must-read for parents.” —The Boston Globe “It rivals Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer “I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” reports a fourth grader. But it’s not only computers, television, and video games that are keeping kids inside. It’s also their parents’ fears of traffic, strangers, Lyme disease, and West Nile virus; their schools’ emphasis on more and more homework; their structured schedules; and their lack of access to natural areas. Local governments, neighborhood associations, and even organizations devoted to the outdoors are placing legal and regulatory constraints on many wild spaces, sometimes making natural play a crime. As children’s connections to nature diminish and the social, psychological, and spiritual implications become apparent, new research shows that nature can offer powerful therapy for such maladies as depression, obesity, and attention deficit disorder. Environment-based education dramatically improves standardized test scores and grade-point averages and develops skills in problem solving, critical thinking, and decision making. Anecdotal evidence strongly suggests that childhood experiences in nature stimulate creativity. In Last Child in the Woods, Louv talks with parents, children, teachers, scientists, religious leaders, child-development researchers, and environmentalists who recognize the threat and offer solutions. Louv shows us an alternative future, one in which parents help their kids experience the natural world more deeply—and find the joy of family connectedness in the process. Now includes A Field Guide with 100 Practical Actions We Can Take Discussion Points for Book Groups, Classrooms, and Communities Additional Notes by the Author New and Updated Research from the U.S. and Abroad Richard Louv's new book, Our Wild Calling, is available now.

Imagine Childhood

Author : Sarah Olmsted
File Size : 40.64 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 552
Read : 1185
Download »
For children, potential is limitless, curiosity is an electrical current, and every moment is open to the possibility of the unexpected. Day-to-day life is filled with adventure. Road blocks are invitations to try new routes. And the world is vast and expansive. This book is a celebration of childhood through the crafts and activities that invite wonder and play. The twenty-five projects and activities in this book are meant to speak to the way children engage with the world. These projects are not about what is produced in the end (although that part is fun too) but rather they are stepping-off points—activities that spark curiosity, an adventure, or an investigation. They’re about the process of getting there. They’re about the conversations that happen while making things together. They’re about getting to know the world inch by inch. They’re about exploring imaginary universes and running through real forests. They’re about living in childhood . . . regardless of your actual age. They’re about being a kid.