When spring arrives, flowers of all kinds sprout and grow buds and bloom. Sometimes, they bloom a few at a time. But other times, many will bloom at once in a colorful flower boom! This photographic exploration of flowers goes from the desert to the woodlands and beyond, celebrating their beautiful variety and the science behind these colorful displays.
Power offers a unique, truly birds-eye view of the wonders of pollination at work. In stunning full-color images, employing the latest photographic techniques, esteemed photographer Heather Angel has captures the intimate interactions of plants with their floral pollinators.
On Order: The tiny seed blows far away from the mother plant and must land in just the right soil and have just the right conditions to grow into a flower. [Science: growing plants, sorting seeds, wind dispersal, germination, transporting water, leaf id., pollination - from: Science Fiction, Science Fact 507.1 PoS 2018]
KIT: Glass-topped display illustrates the life cycle of pines. Using dried, labeled specimens, this case features a pine seedling, mature needle, male cone, spring (young) and fall (mature) female cones, and a pine seed showing the characteristic wing to aid in dispersal.
KIT: Introductory collection of 12 tree seeds mounted on a 12" x 16" poster board enclosed in a clear, sturdy, vinyl envelope. Each major seed type and shape is represented, and each is identified with common and botanical name along with detailed information about each tree.
This book prompts inquisitive kids to learn about maple seeds, including the seeds' real name (no, not whirlybird), the work they do for maple trees, and how to uncover the little trees waiting to sprout from the seedlings. Next Time You See a Maple Seed is a mini class in how tall trees grow from tiny, twirling winged fruits. Awaken a sense of wonder in a child with the Next Time You See series from NSTA Kids.
Tokyo lives in a small house between giant buildings with his family and his cat, Kevin. For years, highways and skyscrapers have been built up around the family's house where once there were hills and trees. Will they ever experience the natural world again? One day, an old woman offers Tokyo seeds, telling him they will grow into whatever he wishes. Tokyo and his grandfather are astonished when the seeds grow into a forest so lush that it takes over the entire city overnight.... Gr.K-3