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Night Science for Kids

Exploring the World After Dark
Krautwurst, Terry (Book - 2003 )
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Provides ideas and activities for discovering what changes in the world after dark, including the arrival of moths and owls, fog, and the stars.
Authors: Krautwurst, Terry, 1946-
Title: Night science for kids
exploring the world after dark
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Terry Krautwurst
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Into the night: Animal's eye (side view)
What color is that?
Make an eye-shine mask
Becoming a night explorer: Make a night observation blind
Disappearing heads
That's my tree!
Blindfolded "night" hike
Night stalking
How to sit still (even when you don't feel like it)
Build a night exploring trail
Night animals: Opossums
Flying squirrels
Raccoons
Striped skunks
Hide and survive: play the night animal game
Deer mice
Cottontail rabbits
Frogs and toads
Footprints in the night
Make a track station
Walk like a fox, waddle like an opossum
Track casting
Bats, bats, bats!
Build a bat house
Be a bat (moth!)
Make a bat-wing kite
The fly-by-nights: Amazing owls
What's in an owl's dinner?
Build a screech owl house
Other birds in the night: goatsuckers, mockers - and moon birds?
Count "moon birds"
Insects in the night: Moths: butterflies of the night
Go "sugaring" for moths
Plant a moonlight moth garden
Fireflies: the twinkle in nature's eye
Talking to fireflies
Experiment with "artificial fireflies"
Make a light-and-sheet insect collector
Jumpers, creepers and crawlers
Earthworms
Bugs in a can
Spiders
What's a bug's favorite color?
Eyes to the sky: Starry night
Star or planet?
What is that in the sky?
Moon watching
The Moon and its phases
How to shrink the Moon
Make a moon catcher
The edges of night: Dawn watch: recording the performance
Make a night and day study plot
What puts the color in sunsets?
Sunset to sunrise night sounds clock
Summary: Provides ideas and activities for discovering what changes in the world after dark, including the arrival of moths and owls, fog, and the stars.
ISBN: 1579904114
Branch Call Number: j 591.518 K91n 2003
Subject Headings: Nocturnal animals Juvenile literature Science Juvenile miscellanea Night Juvenile literature Science Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Nocturnal animals
Science
Night
Science
LCCN: 2003004388
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Packed with scientific information on everything from the anatomy of an owl's eye to the stars in the Big Dipper. Full-on nature activities such as building an owl-house complement the info. Ages 9-13.

Packed with scientific information on everything from the anatomy of an owl's eye to the stars in the Big Dipper. Full-on nature activities such as building an owl-house complement the info. Ages 9-13.


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