Adventure Publications Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook: Midwest

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Teach your kids to love and protect the great outdoors with Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook: Midwest, by naturalist Brett Ortler. It's filled with fun activities and hands-on science projects.


  • Features simple, fun introductions to astronomy, birds, geology and more, plus plenty of activities to help kids make hypotheses, experiment and observe
  • Includes 19 hands-on science projects, such as raising native caterpillars, making mushroom spore prints and attracting moths with an ultraviolet light
  • These put students in control of their own learning—every day is a little treasure hunt, and you never know what your children will uncover in their outdoor classroom
  • If they keep good records and share what they find, their observations can even help scientists learn more about nature in the Midwest
  • With 12 states, 4 distinct seasons and a wide range of habitats, plants and animals, the Midwest is a wonderful region for getting outside and discovering nature
  • There is so much to see and appreciate—even in your backyard or at a nearby park
  • This workbook covers the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin

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11 x 8 inches


Brett Ortler

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