Presents general information about nature and includes more than thirty activities to help study and observe plants and animals, including making casts of footprints, growing a bean plant in a box, and making bark rubbings.
Look and learn about nature and the creatures all around you, or become a wildlife detective and study animals and their homes in Eyewitness Explorer: Nature Ranger. Watch a seed grow into a flower, follow animal trails, make a bat box, study flowers, learn disappearing tricks and much more. This is hands-on learning at its best. Eyewitness Explorers encourage hands-on learning with 30 easy activities that help children observe, explore, and learn about the natural world. Each book explains the science behind the activities, laying the essential groundwork for contextualizing the experience to come. But at the heart of the books are the activities themselves — a chance to learn by doing with experiments that can be carried out right at home. Most can even be completed with materials already on hand, so there's no complicated preparation or specialized equipment needed. Simply choose one of the projects and follow the step-by-step, photographically illustrated instructions to create rainbows, make a moth trap, grow stalactites, mix mineral paint, and much more.