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The Berenstain Bears' Big Book of Science and Nature (Dover Children's Science Books) Paperback – December 19, 2012
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Here are three books bound together to make one awesome Bear Country collection! The Berenstain Bears' Almanac, The Berenstain Bears' Nature Guide, and The Berenstain Bears' Science Fair are filled with fascinating facts that cubs and kids want o know about the world they live in. Chock-full of information about the weather, animals, insects, and plants, including dozens of simple science experiments, this is a reference book that offers fun for the whole family. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Stan and Jan Berenstain introduced the first Berenstain Bear books in 1962. Mike Berenstain grew up watching his parents work together to write about and draw these lovable bears. Eventually he started drawing and writing about them too. Though Stan died in 2005 and Jan in 2012, Mike continues to create the delightful Bear adventures from the family home and studio in Pennsylvania, in an area that looks much like the sunny dirt road deep in Bear Country.
Top customer reviews
Sadly, there is no Table of Contents. This may not deter the casual reader, but it makes using this book with actual science lessons much more difficult. The only way I can really find a science topic is to thumb through the book, scanning words and hoping to stumble on the subject that we are learning, to find out whether the book will contain any applicable material. I'm sure that some weekend when I have time, I will probably have to sit down and make my own reference page to help with lesson planning, but it was not something that I realized I would have to do myself.
My kids still enjoy this book, and it's entertaining to see what Papa bear is up to. I will always love the Berenstain Bears. But I might consider a book that is easier for lesson planning in the future.
We read it in sections, and he cannot get enough of it. It covers the seasons; months of the year; holidays (definitely Christian/American but not religious); states of matter; weather; plants, animals and minerals — all the basics of physical science.
Most of it rhymes, which makes it easy to remember. It includes what I would call high-level science lessons in a very accessible format. I bet there's stuff in here that many parents don't know, but it won't overwhelm kids.
I cannot recommend it highly enough. My son now wants to have a science fair.
I have been reading this to him since he was 4 and he is now 7 and he still loves this book.