Children's literature connecting to Alberta Education science curriculum. Overview from Alberta Education: Students learn about the nature of liquids and the
interactions of liquids with other materials. They
explore liquids by examining droplets, by
watching liquids trickle down slopes, by
investigating flow rates and by observing liquid
interactions with a variety of materials...
Residents of a Sudanese village rejoice when a traditional water storage method is replaced by modern technology, but Fatima's grandmother knows there is no substitute for the reliability of the baobab tree.
All the Water in the World: George Ella Lyon, Katherine Tillotson
Around the world, water appears in many forms: a snowflake, an oasis, the stream from a faucet, monsoon rain. In Water's Children, twelve young people describe what water means to them. The descriptions are as varied as the landscapes the speakers inhabit, but each of them also expresses, in their own language, a universal truth: Water is life.
WEBSITE: American Museum of Natural History : For Educators: Water
You can't go a day without seeing, drinking, or using water in some form, but you probably have questions about its properties. Lawrence shows you why water is special, how it changes from liquid to ice or steam, and why capillary action is important. Gr.2-5
What Floats? What Sinks?: A Look at Density (Lightning Bolt Books): A rock sinks in the water. A hot air balloon floats in the air. Many objects float and sink. And how do people use floating and sinking in their lives?