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MyLibraryNYC_Science: Earth Materials (Gr. 2)

How Mountains Are Made
How Mountains Are Made By Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner (Book - 1995 ) J 551.82 Z and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Recommended Common Core Curriculum text for NYC Gr. 2 Science - Earth Materials Collection

Can You Find These Rocks?
Can You Find These Rocks? By Bredeson, Carmen (Paperback - 2012 ) J 552 B and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Recommended Common Core Curriculum text for NYC Gr. 2 Science - Earth Materials Collection

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Roxaboxen
Roxaboxen By McLerran, Alice, 1933- (Book - 1991 ) J PIC M and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:This picture book tells the story of a magical town built by children using rocks and pebbles.

Rocks! Rocks! Rocks!
Rocks! Rocks! Rocks! By Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth (Book - 2009 ) J PIC W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Join Buddy (the bear) and his mom on a rock walk at the Nature Center. Introduces young students to different kinds of rock, erosion and petrology through accessible narrative and illustrations and photographs.

Yucky Worms
Yucky Worms By French, Vivian (Book - 2010 ) J PIC F and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:This funny and informational story provides lots of reasons to love (or at least appreciate!) worms.

If You Find A Rock
If You Find A Rock By Christian, Peggy (Book - 2000 ) J PIC C and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Hand-colored photographs accompany Peggy Christian’s prose about the different kinds of rocks perhaps already familiar to children—the kinds for skipping, resting, and drawing. A great supplement to some of the more technical resources mentioned above. Check out the accompanying lesson plan, courtesy of PBS. (Pgs.17-18.) http://to.pbs.org/siLEOT

If Rocks Could Sing
If Rocks Could Sing A Discovered Alphabet By McGuirk, Leslie (Book - 2011 ) J PIC M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Features beautiful photographs of rocks that look like letters of the alphabet. An artistic introduction to a unit on rocks.

Diary of A Worm
Diary of A Worm By Cronin, Doreen (Book - 2003 ) J PIC C and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Doreen Cronin’s funny, diary-style account of the challenges and benefits of a being a worm. Students can listen and read along to this book through NYPL’s Tumble Book database. http://bit.ly/rSV6Wg Also available (with a nonfiction companion) through Bookflix. http://bit.ly/trFNp3

The Dirt on Dirt
The Dirt on Dirt By Bourgeois, Paulette (Book - 2008 ) J 631.4 B and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Lots of great fun facts and information are provided in this well-titled book by Paulette Bourgois. Recommended as as a reference for teachers and librarians.

Soil
Soil By Ditchfield, Christin (Book - 2002 ) J 631.4 D and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Part of the Scholastic True Book Series, an age appropriate non fiction resource. Glossary and resources for additional learning included.

Experiments With Rocks and Minerals
Experiments With Rocks and Minerals By Hand, Carol, 1945- (Book - 2012 ) J 552 H and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Part of Scholastic’s True Book Series. Some of the language and concepts may be a bit sophisticated for 2nd graders, but the content and experiments are rich and worth exploring.

Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals By Tomecek, Steve (Book - 2010 ) J 552 T and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:A rock-solid read aloud. Lots of student-friendly illustrations assist in explaining the more complex topics.

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A list of supplemental and core curriculum materials for a 2nd grade Science unit on Earth Materials.


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