The Reason for a Flower : A Book About Flowers, Pollen and Seeds by Ruth Heller

The reason for a flower is to manufacture seeds, but Ruth Heller shares a lot more about parts of plants and their functions in her trademark rhythmic style. “[An] extravagantly beautiful creation. It is unusual in its ingenious way of teaching botany and interesting words to the littlest of readers”.”Publishers Weekly” “Ms. Heller’s colors and…

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The Worm Family Has its Picture Taken by Jennifer Frank & David Ezra Stein

Emma is excited for her worm family to have their portrait taken. But when she sees her other friends’ portraits, she gets discouraged. We had the most beautiful smiles, Ellie the Chipmunk squeals. Abigail the Cat meows, I looked gorgeous with my big poufy hair. The worm family doesn’t have teeth…how will they show their…

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I Fall Down by Vicki Cobb (author) and Julia Gorton (illustrator)

Do you know what makes things fall? Renowned science author Vicki Cobb explains the weighty subject of gravity with such ease that even the youngest kids will understand. Follow this book with a child who loves to play. Have lots of dropping races. Together you’ll learn how much fun falling for science can be.

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Tucson Mural Quest

Tucson “No Spoilers” Mural Guide No Spoilers = Murals are purposely covered so you can experience them for the first time in person. Be sure to share your #MuralQuest adventures on social media and tag @TheSTEMAZingPro and use #STEMAZing! 4th Avenue and Downtown Tucson Walkable Mural Route (55 murals) South & West of Downtown Tucson…

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STEM Quest – Extended Learning Between Sessions

You have three opportunities for extended learning – Mural Quest, Rainbows, and Reading. Find more details for each of these below. 1. Mural Quest – Click HERE for Tucson Mural Quest map and guide. BEFORE YOU QUEST: Respond in your Quest Journal (composition notebook) to the “Before your mural quest” questions on the Ladder of…

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Limitless by Leah Tinari

Tinari’s list is comprised of trailblazers, whose vision, grit, and guts paved the way not only for the generations to come, but for Tinari’s own artistic journey. These women include Louisa May Alcott, Rachel Carson, Julia Child, Shirley Chisholm, Ellen Degeneres, Ray Eames, Eve Ensler, Carrie Fisher, Dian Fossey, Aretha Franklin, Betsey Johnson, Carol Kaye,…

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