Traveling Science News
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The TSMDP would like to recognize once again the Westinghouse Volunteers for their participation in the STRAND (Scientists with Traveling Resources and Neat Demonstrations) Program. With their dedication they were able to touch the lives of over 20,432 students in over 200 classrooms across the CSRA during the 2003-2004 school year. The STRAND program is available to all teachers in the CSRA. If you are interested in requesting a visiting scientist please log on to:

http://rpsec.usca.edu/travelingscience


New Literature Kits available to use with FOSS and STC Kits



3186 FOSS: Air and Weather-Literature Resource Kit
3209 FOSS: Balance & Motion-Literature Resource Kit
3210 FOSS: Fabric-Literature Resource Kit
3188 FOSS: Insects-Literature Resource Kit
3189 FOSS: New Plants-Literature Resource Kit
3191 FOSS: Pebbles, Sand and Silt-Literature Resource Kit
3190 FOSS: Solids and Liquids-Literature Resource Kit
3187 FOSS: Trees-Literature Resource Kit
3208 STC: Animal Studies-Literature Resource Kit
3195 STC: Balancing & Weighing-Literature Resource Kit
3198 STC: Changes-Literature Resource Kit
3201 STC: Comparing and Measuring-Literature Resource Kit
3200 STC: Ecosystems-Literature Resource Kit
3204 STC: Electric Circuits-Literature Resource Kit
3196 STC: Land & Water-Literature Resource Kit
3192 STC: Mixtures&Solutions-Literature Resource Kit
3211 STC: Motion & Design-Literature Resource Kit
3199 STC: Organisms-Literature Resource Kit
3202 STC: Plant Growth-Literature Resource Kit
3194 STC: Rocks & MInerals-Literature Resource Kit
3197 STC: Soils-Literature Resource Kit
3203 STC: Solids and Liquids-Literature Resource Kit
3206 STC: Sound-Literature Resource Kit
3193 STC: The Lifecycle of Butterfly-Literature Resource Kit
3207 STC: Weather-Literature Resource Kit

Kit Title Literature- Titles Included


3186 FOSS: Air and Weather-Literature Resource Kit The Big Balloon Race, Can You See the Wind?, What's the Weather Today, When a Storm Comes Up, The Moon Seems to Change, What Will the Weather Be, A Tree for all Seasons, Gilberto and the Wind, Storm in the Night, The Snowy Day, Water Dance, Katy and the Big Snow, The Cloud Book, It Looked Like Spilt Milk

3209 FOSS: Balance & Motion-Literature Resource Kit Forces Around Us, Up and Down on the Merry - go -round, Wheels, Mirrette on the High Wire

3210 FOSS: Fabric-Literature Resource Kit A New Coat for Anna, A Pocket for Corduroy, Caps for Sale, Charlie Needs a Cloak, Harry the Dirty Dog, Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, No Roses for Harry, Pelle's New Suit, Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt, The Crane Wife, The Emporer's New Clothes, The Goat in the Rug, The Quilt Story

3188 FOSS: Insects-Literature Resource Kit How to Hide a Butterfly and Other Insects, Insects, Monarch Butterfly, Lifetimes: A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children, Thinking about Ants, Bug Faces

3189 FOSS: New Plants-Literature Resource Kit Messy Bessey's Garden, How a Seed Grows, The Little Red Hen, The Carrot Seed, Growing Vegetable Soup, Bread is for Eating, A Seed Grows: My First Look at a Plant's Life Cycle, The Reason For a Flower, Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato, The Tiny Seed, Kid's Gardening: A Guide to Messing Around in the Dirt, A Handful of Sunshine,

3191 FOSS: Pebbles, Sand and Silt-Liteature Resource Kit Stone Soup, Let's Go Rock Collecting, Everybody Needs a Rock, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, When Clay Sings, The Quicksand Book, If You Find a Rock

3190 FOSS: Solids and Liquids-Literature Resource Kit Bartholomew and the Oobleck, Galimoto, Horrible Harry and the Green Slime, Kids Cooking: A Very Slightly Messy Manual, Solid, Liquid, or Gas?, The Quicksand Book, The Snowy Day

3187 FOSS: Trees-Literature Resource Kit The Secret Life of Trees, From Acorn to Oak Tree: How Things Grow, It Could Still Be a Tree, Someday a Tree, The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree, Birches, Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art, , The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest, Our Big Home An Earth Poem, The Tremendous Tree Book, Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf, The Gift of the Tree

3208 STC: Animal Studies-Literature Resource Kit Animal Feelings, Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, Frog Prince Continued, From Frog to Tadpole, Poison Dart Frogs, The House for the Hermit Crab

3195 STC: Balancing & Weighing-Literature Resource Kit Ella, If I Ran the Circus, Mirette on the High Wire, Olivia Saves the Circus, Who Sank the Boat?

3198 STC: Changes-Literature Resource Kit Bartholomew and the Oobleck, Changes, Changes, Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail, Recycle!, The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush, The Little Red Hen, The Magic Schoolbus Gets Baked in a Cake: A Book about Kitchen Chemistry, The Milk Makers, The Mixed-Up Chamelon, Why Do Leaves Change Color?

3201 STC: Comparing and Measuring-Literature Resource Kit Exactly the Opposite, Flat Stanley, Hottest-Coldest-Highest-Deepest, Inch by Inch, Ira Says Goodbye, Little Blue and Little Yellow, Measuring Penny, More, Fewer, Less, Tiny and Bigman

3200 STC: Ecosystems-Literature Resource Kit What are Food Chains and Webs?, What is a Biome?, Deadly Waters, Cactus Hotel, A day in the Woods

3204 STC: Electric Circuits-Literature Resource Kit Ben and Me, Black Pioneers of Science and Invention, Switch On, Switch Off, The mAgic School Bus and The Electric Field Trip, The Story of Benjamin Franklin, Amazing American, The Story of Thomas Alva Edison, The Usborne Book of Batteries and Magnets, Wild Weather: Lightning!

3196 STC: Land & Water-Literature Resource Kit Beavers, Floods!, Grand Canyon : Exploring A Natural Wonder, Letting Swift River Co., Listen to the Rain, River Town, The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream

3192 STC: Mixtures&Solutions-Literature Resource Kit Marie Curie: Brave Scientist, Science Experiments You Can Eat, Super Science Concoctions, Cemical Chaos, Gorky Rises, What is the World MadeOf? All About Solids, Liquids and Gases

3211 STC: Motion & Design-Literature Resource Kit Leonardo de Vinci for Kids:, Magic School Bus Plays Ball" A book About Forces, The Best Paper Airplanes You'll Ever Fly, The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of American Aviation

3199 STC: Organisms-Literature Resource Kit A House for Hermit Crab, A House Is a House For Me, ABC Animal Riddles, Cactus Hotel, Have You Seen Bugs?, How a Seed Grows, Morning, Noon, and Night, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, What's in the Pond

3202 STC: Plant Growth-Literature Resource Kit Corn is Maize: The Gift of Indians, Flower Alphabet Book, Grow It Again, The Bee Tree, The Carrot Seed, The Fascinating World of Bees, The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds, The Story of Ferdinand, What Is a Life Cycle?

3194 STC: Rocks & MInerals-Literature Resource Kit Everybody Needs A Rock, Eyewitness Books: Fossil, Eyewitness Books: Crystal and Gems, Sierra, Stone Soup, The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth, Volcanoes

3197 STC: Soils-Literature Resource Kit Earthworms, Underground Farmers, Miss Rumphius, Mud Matters: Stories from a Mud Lover, Mud Puddle

3203 STC: Solids and Liquids-Literature Resource Kit Emmett's Snowball, Freckle Juice, I Can Roll, It Could Still be Water, Mouse Painting, Oil Spill!, Solid, Liquid or Gas, The Important Book, What is th World Mad of: All About Solida Liquids and Gases, The Snowy Day

3206 STC: Sound-Literature Resource Kit Beethovan Lives Upstairs, Flash Crash Rumble and Roll, Helen Keller, In Time of the Drums, Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear?, The Cow That Went Oink, The Very Quiet Cricket, Whistle for Willie

3193 STC: The Lifecycle of Butterfly-Literature Resource Kit Butterfly House, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!, Insectlopedia, The Grouchy Ladybug, Charlie and the Caterpillar, Chickens Aren't the Only Ones, Amazing Butterflies and Moths, Very Hungry Caterpillar

3207 STC: Weather-Literature Resource Kit Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, Caps, Hats, Socks and Mittens, Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll, Snowy Flowy Blowy: A Twelve Months Rhyme, Storms, The Cloud Book, The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane, Weather Words and What They Mean