Whether living in the country or in the city, kids will be amazed to learn about what happens in the natural world just outside their door after the sun goes down with this guide to the nighttime changes in the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, and the sky, as well as changes that happen in their own bodies at night. By working through step-by-step instructions, the age-appropriate, hands-on activities engage children as young scientists in the investigative process. Activities such as making an indoor night garden, attracting night insects, imitating night sounds, working with night vision, and building a stardust trap bring learning to life and enrich the text.
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Gr 2–5—Six chapters cover the "when" and "why" of night; seeing, hearing, smelling, and feeling the night; and, finally, night lights. The chapters on the senses are a fine introduction to how human senses work, with experiments that further explore the concepts. It isn't all serious science as t...Jun 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Explore Night Science!: With ...