Science

Kaplan's large collection of science resource books helps parents and teachers demonstrate critical concepts in science. These books use fun activities and experiments to display basic scientific theories and discoveries. Products include books, activity kits, cards, flip charts, and more.

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Creative Investigations in Early Science - Paperback
Creative Investigations in Early Science - Paperback
Item: 92755
Status: In Stock
$18.95
Young children are born scientists with an innate desire to analyze and investigate the world around them. Creative Investigations in Early Science helps educators expand and encourage young learners' inquisitive nature as they explore the physical, life, and earth sciences. Paperback. 100 pages.
Simple STEAM: 50+ Science Technology Engineering Art Math Activities
Simple STEAM: 50+ Science Technology Engineering Art Math Activities
Item: 90588
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Parents are eager to help their children learn, but teaching young children complicated scientific and mathematical concepts can be intimidating. Simple STEAM helps parents realize they don't need to be engineers or scientists to support STEAM learning. Help children explore STEAM concepts with fun and engaging activities. Discover STEAM learning opportunities in everyday activities and experiences. Prepare children for kindergarten and build crucial 21st century learning skills, including collaboration,… More »
STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers - Paperback
STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers - Paperback
Item: 81378
Status: In Stock
$24.95
Most early childhood teachers are using learning centers in the classroom, but do not approach them in ways that fully support a variety of learning opportunities. This book approaches learning centers through the STEM lens, and shares how themes can be integrated into centers to promote creativity and higher-level thinking. "STEM Play" provides varied activities for the most common centers: art, blocks, dramatic play, literacy, math, science, music and movement. Full of beautiful, full-color… More »
Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology - Paperback
Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology - Paperback
Item: 90591
Status: In Stock
$16.95
Early childhood teachers continue to seek activities that promote STEM-based learning. But most STEM books focus on science and math, excluding technology and engineering. Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology helps teachers create a more well-rounded STEM learning program. Encourage children to think, make, tinker and innovate. Introduce engineering skills such as coding in a developmentally appropriate way. Leverage children's use of digital technologies to help them learn… More »
Loose Parts
Loose Parts
Item: 72295P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
The Loose Parts set of books serve as inspiration with hundreds of beautiful full color photographs illustrating ways children enjoy using everyday items in their play, encouraging their curiosity, giving free reign to their play, and encouraging creativity. Books are available individually.
The Budding...Books
The Budding...Books
Item: 29042P
Status: In Stock
$9.95 - $46.95
Perfect for children ages 3 to 6, these fun-filled introductions feature easy-to-follow instructions and easy-to-find materials that will help children develop many important life skills. Books included are: "The Budding Gardener", "The Budding Chef", "The Budding Artist", "The Budding Scientist", and "The Budding Builder". Books have 72 pages each. Paperback.
Jump into Science - Paperback
Jump into Science - Paperback
Item: 17238
Status: In Stock
$14.95
"Jump into Science" is the perfect way to turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities! The activities in each chapter are organized by level of difficulty and each one incorporates fun, exciting science experiences with movement. Most activities require few or no materials and include related children's books or music to extend the learning. The science skills index is an invaluable reference tool giving teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests. Paperback. 132 pages.
Bringing The Outside In - Paperback
Bringing The Outside In - Paperback
Item: 34224
Status: In Stock
$44.00
Bring the wonders of the outdoors into your early childhood classroom. Each activity is hands-on, sensory-oriented, and open-ended to spark discovery, encourage conversation, and allow children to explore the natural world. 4 chapters offer teachers and care givers nature-based experiments to connect children with nature. The Exploring chapter helps children to develop a connection to the world through the scientific method: questioning, investigating, testing, defining, and refining ideas. The… More »
Sand and Water Play Book
Sand and Water Play Book
Item: 97734
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Packed with more than 70 ways to invigorate play with sand and water tables while encouraging problem solving skills, fine and gross motor creativity, and imagination. Children will learn creative ways to explore and discover on their own!
Hands-On Science and Math - Paperback
Hands-On Science and Math - Paperback
Item: 72301
Status: In Stock
$14.95
Encourage young investigators to feel, listen, smell, taste, and see their way to discovery by seamlessly infusing math and science throughout the school day! As you incorporate all five senses into learning experiences, you will give little innovators the opportunity to observe and explore the world around them. The activities in this book will help you plan engaging science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) lessons that will excite children and foster their critical thinking. Children… More »
Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges With Young Children
Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges With Young Children
Item: 74282
Status: In Stock
$29.95
A fun, accessible approach to the maker movement! With 25 classroom-ready engineering design challenges inspired by children's favorite books, educators can seamlessly integrate making and tinkering and STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in preschool through third grade classrooms. Paperback. 144 pages.
Science Adventures
Science Adventures
Item: 85431
Status: In Stock
$24.95
With more than 125 activities, Science Adventures opens up a world of exploration through nature activities in urban, suburban, or rural settings. From Big Step Measuring and Rocks That Write to The Ant Restaurant and How Far Can You Squeeze a Squirt?, the engaging activities in Science Adventures make exploring the environment fun and easy! The authors have adapted the kindergarten science standards set by the National Academy of Sciences to make them developmentally appropriate for preschool children.… More »
The Preschool Scientist
The Preschool Scientist
Item: 18896
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Children learn best through hands-on exploration, observation, and discovery. With more than 100 activities, this book gives them the opportunity to actively engage, experiment, create, and discover the exciting world of science. Children will have fun developing problem-solving skills while becoming comfortable with exploring their world.
Everyday Discoveries
Everyday Discoveries
Item: 42226
Status: In Stock
$19.95
PreK & up. Self-directed, open-ended activities incorporating daily events and ordinary materials help children easily learn science and math. 246 pages.
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
Item: 42227
Status: In Stock
$34.95
3 - 6 years. Written by teachers for teachers. Contains over 600 theme-based science activities to help children observe, predict, order, and explore. 575 pages.
Science is Simple - Paperback
Science is Simple - Paperback
Item: 47032
Status: In Stock
$19.95
Great resource book with 250 activities spanning 39 concepts. From magnets to bubbles, children will be excited to learn about science and the role it plays in their lives. Paperback. 255 pages.
Standards-Based Investigations: Science Labs Grades K-2 + CD
Standards-Based Investigations: Science Labs Grades K-2 + CD
Item: 25237
Status: In Stock
$29.99
Grades K - 2. Teach scientific concepts and the inquiry process with hands-on investigations that improve students' critical thinking skills. Students will learn the scientific process and build content knowledge through collaborative group investigations. Scaffolded activities support differentiation and extension activities are included. Each Guide includes a Resource CD with reproducibles. 176 pages.
Bubbles Rainbows And Worms
Bubbles Rainbows And Worms
Item: 48005
Status: In Stock
$14.95
3 - 6 years. "Why did that happen?" "How does that work?" "What will happen if . . . ?" Young children ask questions about the world around them all day long. They are filled with curiosity and the desire to learn. Bubbles, Rainbows and Worms teaches children about the world, using hands-on experiments about plants, the environment, air and water, and the senses. 111 pages.
Science--Not Just for Scientists! - Paperback
Science--Not Just for Scientists! - Paperback
Item: 28588
Status: In Stock
$12.95
Children are natural scientists, drawn to wonder, exploration, discovery, and analysis. This book gives you simple ideas to open up the world of discovery to young children. Through open-ended explorations, you will discover how to cultivate children's natural curiosity by asking simple questions: How? When? Where? And the most famous of all children's questions: Why? The hands-on activities will empower children to question, experiment, and develop abstract reasoning skills. Children will explore… More »
Engaging Young Engineers - Paperback
Engaging Young Engineers - Paperback
Item: 63408
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Help young children develop problem-solving skills, and you'll boost their kindergarten readiness and set them up for long-term success in STEM subjects. You will discover how to support the problem-solving skills of all young children by teaching them basic practices of engineering and five types of critical thinking skills (Curiosity, Persistence, Flexibility, Reflection, and Collaboration). Using a clear instructional framework and fun activities tailored for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers,… More »
From A to Z: Themes for Preschool Learning Centers - Paperback
From A to Z: Themes for Preschool Learning Centers - Paperback
Item: 52497
Status: In Stock
$23.99
$14.95
This great resource for preschool teachers includes over 500 fun, theme-based activities for preschool learning centers. From ants to zebras, this book includes multiple themes for every letter of the alphabet. Each theme includes the following: Background information and interesting facts related to the theme. Paperback. 272 pages.
Critters and Company
Critters and Company
Item: 81863
Status: In Stock
$19.95
From 'Ten Little Monkeys' to 'The Bear Went Over the Mountain', children will sing and learn about the animals they love. The enclosed CD features 27 songs?old favorites and originals?and the book offers more than 300 activities that teach children about zoo animals, farm animals, and pets. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
Item: 81858
Status: In Stock
$19.95
From 'Baby Bumblebee' to 'The Ants Go Marching', children will sing and learn about the insects they encounter in their own backyards. The enclosed CD features 21 fun songs, old favorites and originals. The book offers more than 250 activities that help children appreciate the wonderful world of bugs. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.
Bountiful Earth
Bountiful Earth
Item: 81857
Status: In Stock
$19.95
From 'Down by the Bay' to 'I Love the Mountains', children will sing and learn about our wonderful world. The enclosed CD features 25 fun songs, old favorites and originals. The book offers more than 300 activities that help children appreciate the amazing planet earth that we call home. All children love to sing and learn, so the book includes both English language learner strategies and special needs adaptations.