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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Nonfiction Science Books

NONFICTION SCIENCE BOOKS Awesome animals! Scientific achievements… Health and safety news… Facts about Earth and beyond… Computers and other contraptions… If you love learning about our world and everything in it, we can help you find a book that suits your interests. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new NONFICTION […]

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Science Sunday – Our Solar System

Science Sunday: Our Solar System Science Sundays are back! Once a month, the Children’s page will list resources, links, and fun on a different science topic. Enjoy learning about our solar system! Read About It NASA Space Place: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/  Fun Space Facts for Kids: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/space.html  Fun Solar System Facts for Kids: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/space/solarsystem.html  National Geographic Kids […]

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School Support Tip – STEAM-based programs

The Stratford Library offers many STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) related programs, encouraging children’s interest and learning in a fun, interactive way. Science, Technology, & Engineering Programs Science Camp (ages 5-8) Mad Science programs (grades 2-6) Coding Club (grades 3-6) Astronomy Club (grades 3-6) Miss Melissa’s Science Videos (all ages) Science Sundays (grades 3-6) […]

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School Support Tips – You Wouldn’t Want to Science & Invention Books

You Wouldn’t Want To … series – Science & Inventions Do you think life would be better without insects, bacteria, or extreme weather? Could you get by without gravity, vaccinations, or clean water? Would you want to live without writing or books? Think again! These 32-page nonfiction books use humor to explain scientific concepts, discoveries, […]

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School Support Tip – STEM

STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Let’s dive in! STEM topics are an important focus in education. Kids are often fascinated by the world around them. Explore links from our popular Science Sundays programs, and learn about engaging science topics through a range of kid-friendly resources including books & websites, videos, experiments, games, and […]

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Science Sunday – Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters

On this Science Sunday, we will learn about severe weather and natural disasters!    Read About It Severe Weather 101: https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/ How Weather Works: https://scied.ucar.edu/weather Effects of Extreme Weather: https://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/weather/effects-extreme-weather/ Tornadoes: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Tornadoes: https://www.noaa.gov/education/resource-collections/weather-atmosphere/tornadoes National Geographic Kids: Tornado Facts: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/physical-geography/tornado-facts/ Chasing Tornadoes (Video available in English and Spanish) https://cptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.chasing/chasing-tornadoes/ Tsunamis: National […]

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Science Sunday – Ecology and National Parks

Ecology and Our National Parks On this Science Sunday, we will learn all about the environment, ecology, and the National Parks of the United States! Read About It Mr. Nussbaum United States National Parks: https://mrnussbaum.com/usa/national-parks National Park Service: Find a Park: https://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm Kids & Youth: Yellowstone: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/kidsyouth/index.htm How Mountains Are Made: https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-are-mountains-made DK Find Out: […]

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Science Sunday – Learn About the Human Body

Week 3: Human Body On this Science Sunday, we will learn all about the human body! Read About It How The Body Works: In English: https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/center/htbw-main-page.html In Spanish: https://kidshealth.org/es/kids/htbw-esp/?WT.ac=en-k-htbw-main-page-k Interactive Map of the Body: https://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html Coronavirus: A Book for Children: https://wowscience.co.uk/resource/coronavirus-a-book-for-children/ National Geographic Kids: 15 Facts About the Human Body: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/science/general-science/15-facts-about-the-human-body/ DK Find Out: Human […]

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Science Sunday – Animals

On this Science Sunday, we will learn all about animals – mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and fish!  Read About It National Geographic Animal Types (Beautiful photographs, facts, slideshows, and maps ): https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/  Animal InfoBooks: https://seaworld.org/animals/all-about/  Animal Bytes: https://seaworld.org/animals/facts/  DK’s The Animal Kingdom: https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/animal-kingdom/  Mammal Fur & Hair: https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/mammals/mammal-fur-and-hair/  Easy Science for Kids: https://easyscienceforkids.com/animals/  Oregon […]

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