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If My Mom Were a Platypus: Hands-On Demonstrations-FREE

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Our Hands-On Guide to Science Demonstrations pulls the hands-on activities from the Guide and gives you more detailed information, including where to get supplies, how to set up the demonstrations, and pre- and post-experiment discussion points.

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101 Science iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch App -- FREE at the iTunes Store

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Do you need a little science refresher? Great news! We have just rolled out another iPhone and iPod Touch application! Based on our popular children’s book, 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science! our new App, 101 Science, is a quiz that fits right in the palm of your hand! It’s not only fun, it’s not only educational… it’s FREE! If you loved 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science! (or even if you’ve never seen it), you’ll love 101 Science (Ages 8-12). If you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, you can download the app at the Apple Application Store via iTunes here.

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101 Math iPhone/ iPad/ ipod Touch App -- FREE at the iTunes Store

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Education and entertainment come together in this new fun, FREE app (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) that challenges middle school kids to test their math skills. 101 Math has just been released by the App Store. The math problems are excerpted from the award-winning book 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math, written by a brainiac team consisting of an engineer, an actuary and an educator. The app contains 24 math questions, is easy to navigate and has great graphics and sound. Answers are provided at the end of each section with detailed explanations for the correct answers. This app is geared towards kids ages 11 to 15, yet it is fun—and challenging—for the whole family.

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Mammal Lactation Trivia

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If My Mom Were a Platypus Activity Guide

 

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Use this learning tool by itself or in conjunction with the book. This guide gives you engaging and easy to follow ideas on how to use the text to bring the world of animals to life.

Additionally, our Hands-On Guide to Science Demonstrations pulls the hands-on activities from the Guide and gives you more detailed information, including where to get supplies, how to set up the demonstrations, and pre- and post-experiment discussion points. Click to Download

You can also download our Mammal Biodiversity Table. Click to Download

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101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science: Test Booklet

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The 16-page booklet includes all 106 questions from this book. Use as a single write-in test booklet or have students write the answers on a separate sheet.

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